Be Not Afraid (BNA) is a private non-profit corporation whose mission is to provide comprehensive, practical, and peer-based support to parents experiencing a prenatal diagnosis and carrying to term.  In addition, BNA encourages development of new services so more parents find support at diagnosis by offering training, consulting and technical assistance as well as materials to other organizations and individuals committed to service development. 



Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, September 23rd and 24th, 7 - 9:00 pm EST Presenters: TBA The purpose of this two-part workshop will be to prepare peer ministers to offer comprehensive local support ...


Date:Friday, September 26th, 1-2:30 pm EST Presenter:Tracy Winsor, BNA Co-Founder and Peer Minister    This workshop will provide an overview of the BNA perspective of birt...


The third annual BNA 5K Run for Life, Love and Hope will be held on October 18th in Charlotte, NC. The 5K is the primary BNA fundraiser each year, and provides funding fo...

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A Blossom Unfolding

At 6 weeks gestation we learned we were pregnant - a joyful surprise! At 7 1/2 weeks there were some problems. Two blood tests 48 hours apart indicated I'd miscarried, we were devastated. Just to be sure, the doctor performed an internal ultrasound. There she was, the size of a kidney bean shaped like a shrimp with a beating heart - hallelujah! read more »