Co-founder of Be Not Afraid
Be Not Afraid (BNA)
Be Not Afraid (BNA) is a private non-profit organization which provides comprehensive case management to parents carrying to term following a prenatal diagnosis. Recognizing the often difficult and unique situations faced by parents, BNA supports parents in welcoming their baby and parenting to the best of their ability both before and after birth. BNA staff and peers strive to develop a relationship of trust while providing for the emotional and tangible needs of parents at diagnosis, during pregnancy, at birth and during the post postpartum period for up to one year.VISIT THEIR WEBSITE HERE
Co-founder of Be Not Afraid
After a Prenatal Diagnosis
Georgia is one of several states that passed a “heartbeat” bill. Throughout the hearings, there was much discussion concerning fetal anomalies and prenatal diagnoses. What is a parent to do?
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Tracy Winsor is the co-founder of Be Not Afraid, co-author of the BNA Pastoral Care Manual, and currently serves as BNA Administrative Coordinator. She lives in Marietta, GA.
Tracy is a wife and mother of six surviving sons and has worked in the field of maternal child health for over twenty years. She has undergraduate degrees in English and Psychology, and a Masters Degree in Public Administration.
As a young mother, she developed and implemented Elizabeth Ministry services in both the Diocese of St. Augustine and the Diocese of Charlotte. She has worked in direct service in the field of medical advocacy, and as a childbirth and parenting educator, doula and peer minister. She has completed RTS and Share bereavement training as well as the Catholic Diocese of Charlotte’s Bereavement Ministry Program and an Archdiocese of Atlanta bereavement seminar.
As a BNA trainer, Tracy has provided programs in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Michigan and Washington DC. She is recognized for her ability to blend hands-on sensitivity with program-wide insights, and has been published by the National Catholic Bioethics Center, LifeSiteNew.com, Public Discourse, and Human Life International.
In her capacity as Administrative Coordinator, she is the primary mentor for BNA-modeled developing ministries. Tracy has supported service development in the Dioceses of Charleston, Richmond, Allentown, Lexington and Fort Wayne-South Bend, and in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Having had two miscarriages, Tracy’s work with BNA is informed by her own experiences of loss, and her desire to provide comfort and support to parents carrying to term.
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