Are You ready to be a parent?

Every one of your options for your unplanned pregnancy involves a better understanding of your current situation and your future goals. Parenting is one option.

Even though the idea of parenting seems impossible, you’d be surprised at the many services and resources available to you. SCV Pregnancy Center and your local community are ready to help you in any way possible.

Available Resources

We have a list of resources and referrals based on your individual needs including:

  • Prenatal Care Referrals
  • Health Insurance
  • Medical Care
  • Presumptive Eligibility Enrollment for Medi-Cal
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Food

See our full list of local community resources.

If you have a specific need related to pregnancy not listed or are interested in further resources and referrals, the SCV Pregnancy Center may have additional referrals that are not available on this page. Contact the center for more information.

You’ll meet with a caring case manager who will conduct a needs assessment and who will listen to your unique situation. You don’t have to try to navigate the complexities of your situation alone, we’ll be here to support you every step of the way!

Educational Resources

At SCV Pregnancy Center, we believe a successful parent is an educated parent. There is so much to learn and we want you to be as prepared as possible. We offer our Bright Course at no cost to you.

Pregnancy and parenting can be complicated. For that matter, life, in general, can be complicated! We want to help. We have hundreds of quick lessons on topics you will love. The videos are fun and we would love to talk with you afterward.

Here are just a few of the categories of lessons you can do online alone or in a group setting:

PRENATAL

  • Going it alone
  • Infant temperament
  • The importance of bonding
  • Your unborn baby’s secret world
  • Smoking/drinking/drugs
  • Emotions of pregnancy
  • Bonding with your unborn baby
  • At-risk pregnancies
  • Prenatal care
  • Eating for two
  • Your first trimester
  • Your second trimester
  • Your third trimester
  • Care after childbirth

LABOR AND MORE

  • Delivery options
  • Interventions and labor
  • Moving through labor
  • What to expect
  • Infant care
  • Postpartum
  • Breastfeeding
  • Returning to work

INFANCY

  • Newborn milestones
  • Three to four-month milestones
  • Six to nine-month milestones
  • Twelve-month milestones
  • Simple infant care
  • Infant hygiene
  • Infant nutrition
  • Newborn sickness

OTHER CATEGORIES

  • Infant/first year
  • Toddlers
  • Parenting
  • Life skills
  • Sexual health
  • Fatherhood

For more information about taking lessons, contact the Center.