Life Affirming Health Care Continues in the Face of COVID – 19

Below is a message from the Gianna Center of Philadelphia regarding changes to their schedule during this crisis.  A phone number is provided in this post for urgent messages. 

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Changes to Protect Women During the Corona Outbreak 

The Gianna Center of Philadelphia located at the Suburban Community Hospital in East Norriton is making changes in how it operates during this unprecedented time.

Until further notice, the center will not be available for walk-in visits. Instead, all visits are scheduled after screening by the triage nurse. The Gianna Center is asking all patients to call the office if they think they need a sick visit, are experiencing a pregnancy complication or are newly pregnant and have no ob/GYN available.  The phone number for urgent messages is 844-204-0005.

The staff has been busy contacting patients to reschedule routine visits. At the moment, they are planning to offer routine visits again after 04/06/2020, however, this may change depending on the ongoing situation.

To address the needs of their patients, the Gianna team is utilizing tele-med services. The aim is to have video calls available throughout the current shut down. Patients who call the office will be sent an invitation to join the secured line for a video conferencing session in order to receive the necessary medical instruction and prescriptions. Creighton Model instruction is also offered through the same secure platform. The Gianna staff continues working with pregnancy centers, assisting in the counseling of abortion-vulnerable women and providing services in the first trimester. All can use the same number: 844-204-0005.

Dr. Anne Nolte, co-founder and executive director of the National Gianna Centers for Women’s Health and Fertility shared an article written by concerned physicians that one can access here.

As she explains “it is the best one that I have read. It clearly explains the situation we are in and the critical steps we should all be taking at this time. Please read it and share it with friends, family, and associates.

The Gianna Center staff and volunteers pray daily for your safety and for an end to this crisis.  St. Gianna Beretta Molla pray for us!

Rally Outside of Supreme Court

The following is from an email blast sent out by Kristan Hawkins of Students for Life of America.

Sometimes, the pro-life movement gets a BIG opportunity to make legal progress for Life.

Wednesday is one of those opportunities!

Next week, on March 4th, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the potential landmark abortion case June Medical Services v. Russo.

And we’re having a rally outside the Supreme Court in support of the pro-life Louisiana law.

>>> Visit the rally website for more information.

The case challenges a law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their facility.

As the first case related to abortion that will be heard since Justice Kavanaugh has been appointed to the Court, this decision could challenge/overturn the 2016 Hellerstedt decision, which stripped away commonsense protections that safeguard women from predatory abortionists.

Full Event Details:

March 3rd, 2020

  • Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.
  • 6:00 – 7:00pm – Pre-Event Prayer Vigil & Worship

March 4th, 2020

  • Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.
  • 9:00 – 9:30am – Pre-Rally – Women Share their Stories
  • 9:30 – 11:30am – Protect Women Protect Life Rally

Years ago, the late pro-life Justice Antonin Scalia noted that he wanted to reverse the 1973 decision that legalized abortion. But he asked Americans – where was the moral outcry?

You are the moral outcry! That’s why I need you to join us on Wednesday. The Justices need to see you there.

Beginning at 7:30am, we’ll be gathering in front of the court to help stake out space for our pro-life speakers and set the tone for a peaceful, fun, and energized rally. We are asking all pro-life supporters to wear the color BLUE.

Let us know at the Facebook Event if you’re coming. I hope you can; this is certainly one for the history books.

Help Support Gianna Center of Philadelphia with End of Year Fundraiser

The Gianna Center of Philadelphia has a tremendous opportunity here to make up for the less than expected revenue from our fundraiser as we have a generous donor willing to match funds up to 25,000 but ONLY until Dec. 27.
Find out more here

The Gianna Center of Philadelphia to Host an An Evening of Celebration on October 22nd in Support of Authentic Femininity

From Barbara Rose, NP, CFCP  – The Gianna Center of Philadelphia.  

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Join us in honoring Carl Anderson and the Knights of Columbus, the Love and Fidelity Network, the Missionary Sisters of Charity, Norristown, and Liz Parrish and the Friends of FertilityCare.  Cocktail reception and Awards Ceremony.  Black tie or Formal Regalia Optional.

This gala takes place on Tuesday, Oct 22nd at the Union League of Philadelphia
140 S Broad Street, Philadelphia PA. 19102.  For more information about this gala,  visit their event page using this link.  

Information on sponsorships can be found in the link below.  For more information, please contact Emily Rice at emilyaltermattrice@gmail.com.

Sponsorships and Case for Support

 

The Gianna Center of Philadelphia is dedicated to providing general gynecologic care, natural family planning education and infertility services – all while honoring the sanctity of each human life, the dignity of women and the integrity of marriage. All medical treatments are aimed at restoring the reproductive system and work cooperatively with a woman’s body. 

Use this link to find out more information about the services they provide.