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Tools and Resources to Support Patient Choices

As a healthcare provider, you want to ensure your patient feels well-informed and can make the best decisions for themselves, their family, and their philosophy of life. Carrying To Term offers a wealth of non-directive and evidence-based knowledge, resources, and tools to aid in your patients’ understanding of pregnancy continuation.

Informed Choice

We explore the four cornerstones of fully informed choices: non-directive presentation of options, full understanding of options and outcomes, access to comprehensive and reliable resources, and philosophy of life.


Changing the Standard of Care

We believe that, with your help, we can create change that improves the standard of care for all the parents who will also walk this path.


Choice: Why Families Deserve Carrying To Term as an Option

Parents fare the best when they are fully informed and equipped to make the right decision for their family.


Diagnosis Glossary

This trigger-conscious resource was created to help patients grow their knowledge of diagnoses and relevant terminology with the goal of enhancing doctor-patient conversations.

The Power of Language

This guide will help you ensure you’re using empathetic, supportive language and communicating diagnoses in a way that validates your patients’ emotions.


Communicating With Carrying To Term Families: 3 Areas of Care Provider Focus

This article provides guidance on examining your approach, tone, and impact of your language to ensure more empowering and compassionate patient conversations.


Carrying To Term Families Need Consistent Care: Inform, Collaborate, and Create Continuity

Families facing a prenatal diagnosis of a life-limiting condition need consistency during their prenatal care. This resource provides valuable guidance to help ease stress and improve patient experiences.


Think It Through: 4 Special Considerations Medical Providers Can Extend to Carrying to Term Families

The pregnancy journey is unique for those facing a prenatal diagnosis of a life-limiting condition. This insight from a parent can help providers understand patients’ perspectives and adjust their approach.

Honoring A Birth Plan: How Medical Professionals Can Support Their Patients

Patients and their providers have to make many decisions amid labor, delivery, and postpartum care. Creating a birth plan together can help ensure you understand your patient’s wishes.