Unplanned Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of growth, change, and self-understanding. In order to have a healthy pregnancy, it is essential to understand proper nutrition, the importance of doctor's visits and checkups, and being emotionally ready for what's in the future. You'll find ample information within these pages that can help to guide you through the coming months.

For those who are experiencing a planned pregnancy, you'll spend the next few months planning for your child's arrival. You'll research pregnancy body and mood changes, prepare the baby's nursery, pick a name, and begin your life as a happy family. Your pregnancy will be full of excitement and anxiousness, love and hope.

However, for those who did not plan to become pregnant, you may be spending the coming months researching your options. You have an important decision to make--a decision that affects both you and your growing baby. Your pregnancy may be a time of confusion and pain. It's important to remember that you're not alone, and you do have options. It may feel like a lonely time in your life, but there are those who want to help, support, and comfort. While the end decision you make may be emotionally painful, you can still heal and begin moving forward with hope.


Unplanned Pregnancy Articles

The nine-month pregnancy term is divided into three trimesters, each about 13 weeks in duration. The first trimester of pregnancy begins with the first day of a woman's last period before realizing she was pregnant. This means that a woman is technically four weeks into her first trimester by the time she can take a home test for pregnancy with accurate results. Often, women notice physical and emotional changes in their body before a test can detect pregnancy. The first...

Unplanned Pregnancy Blogs

The Hows and Whys
Someone asked me along time ago why I chose adoption. For me it was as simple as a switch; on or off, right or...
Living to Love
For those who know, I am a birth-first mother who has experienced two unplanned pregnancies--one in adulthood and one...

Unplanned Pregnancy Forums

I don't know!!!
I'm 25, experiencing my second unplanned pregnancy. My daughter is 3. It's been hard raising her as a single mom...
Need help !!! for decision making!!
I'm in my 32s with my first pregnancy and considering adoption. Here is my situation, I came from a very...

Parent Profiles

We are two educators who have been married for close to 10 years. We feel it is our calling to be adoptive parents and want to raise your child in a happy and caring home. We live near... [more]

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