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We listen. We help.

We help you! We are a professional advice centre staffed with experts from social and medical professions who are at your service free of charge. We advise you immediately, confidentially and competently. We can also be reached outside office hours, at weekends and on holidays in emergency situations and conflicts concerning abortion. You can receive our counselling by phone 0800 811 100 (free call), by e-mail helpline@samc-foundation.ch or on the spot in personal conversations.

Offers of help

  • Counselling and accompanying during pregnancy and also after childbirth
  • Material and financial support after clarification of the situation
  • Providing local addresses and possibilities for obtaining help where you live
  • Checking on possibilities of income support, help with the preparation of a budget
  •  Cooperation with other help organizations
  • Free legal advice all around motherhood (work, children’s rights, paternity, alimony, etc.)

Is Your Pregnancy Test Positive?

  • Desperate? In conflict about abortion? Questions about work or education? Problems with acceptance of paternity? Financial worries? Questions on alimony, single-parenting? Legal questions?
  • We understand that pregnancy and childbirth are not always accompanied by joy and feelings of happiness. Sometimes questions, anxiety and uncertainty arise.
  • We listen to you. We clarify the situation in personal conversations and plan the next steps together.
  • If you need help and advice – we are here to help you.

SAMC helps!

  • Women, couples and families all over Switzerland who get into serious difficulties due to pregnancy and the birth of a child
  • Women (but also fathers) in a conflict about abortion
  • Pregnant women in problematic circumstances
  • Women and couples in a crisis due to prenatal diagnosis
  • Teenagers who unexpectedly become pregnant
  • Parents who are confronted with the pregnancy of their teenager
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reasons to have a baby
There are many reasons to have a baby.
Because no other word sounds as tender as "Mommy"
Because children say, "I love you" a thousand times
Because I can be proud to be a mother
Because spending time with a child is more exciting than a disco
Because no one can force me to say no to a baby
Because a baby helps to solve many problems
Because even tough men soften up around babies
Because a baby boosts my self-esteem
Because I know I will never be alone, even in old age
Because we can finally celebrate Mother's and Father's Day
Because a baby means having a future
Because the world desperately needs new talent
Because a baby needs me
Because a baby is the most beautiful proof of love
Because God wants babies to live
Because it is so beautiful and fun to find the perfect name
Because children make you happy
Because it is so beautiful, to look into a child’s eyes
Because hearing a baby laughing sounds even better than the most beautiful melody
Because I get back a thousand times the love I give a baby
Because you stay younger longer with children
Because pregnant women become more and more beautiful each day – they shine from the inside out
Because you can finally read fairy tales again
Because hearing a baby laugh releases endorphins in the mother’s system
Because this country needs more love
Because babies smell so good
Because a child asks questions and you have to think to answer them
Because nothing in the world feels more delicate than a baby's skin
Because you can go to the beach and build sand castles<br />
Because a world without babies makes no sense
Because you can dress children up in cute clothes
Because it will be the most beautiful baby in the whole world
Because a child gives new hope and courage