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Pro-lifers as Magi: Bearing gifts to your local Crisis Pregnancy Center

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Zoe Romanowsky - published on 01/02/17

In this season, it could almost feel like bringing your own gift to the stable...

There are many ways to help pregnant women and defend the unborn, but what remains as important as ever is providing for their practical needs. One of the big reasons women choose abortion is a lack of resources and support, and local crisis pregnancy centers have long been filling that gap for many vulnerable people. While these centers are always glad to have gently-used cribs, high chairs, strollers, etc., something brand new — just for a mom and her baby — can communicate care and attention, promote a sense of self-worth, and provide an experience that others “have your back.” 

As the Christmas season nears its conclusion, why not consider echoing the generosity of the Magi, and bear a gift or two to your local Crisis Pregnancy center or Parish outreach? Here are some ideas:
Just for Mom…

Turkish cotton terry bathrobe

Maternity and nursing sleepwear set or mix and match set

Cozy socks

Slippers (for moms in cool temps)

Slippers (for moms in warm temps)

Nipple balm

Belly butter

Exfoliating natural body scrub

For Baby… 

Flannel receiving blankets

Mini-blanket

Baby towels

Hooded towel set

Baby wash cloths

Feeder bib set

Onesies

Essentials newborn layette set

Burp cloths

Diapers

Teethers

Lightweight stroller

Twin lightweight stroller

Infant convertible car seat

Simple folding high chair

Pack-n-Play bassinet

Convertible crib with mattress

Waterproof crib sheet

Regular crib sheet

Baby healthcare and grooming kit

WubbaNub infant pacifiers: giraffe, penguin, puppy

Wireless baby monitor

Digital audio baby monitor

BabyBjorn baby carrier

Boba baby wrap

Tula Baby Carrier

Diaper bag (weekender)

Diaper bag (with stroller strap)

Baby sip cups

For the Pregnancy Center…

Post-it notes

Printer paper

Mailing/printing labels

Heavy card stock

Bottled water

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