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.

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Unplanned Pregnancy Articles

If you're trying to get pregnant or are worried you may be unexpectedly pregnant, it can be up to two weeks before a pregnancy test can accurately predict or confirm your suspicions. Those two weeks of waiting can be a lot to handle, regardless of if you want to be pregnant or not. Keeping in mind that pregnancy tests may not always be correct on first use, there are still some other signs that can indicate the opposite of a negative pregnancy test. Some women may still...

Unplanned Pregnancy Blogs

Living to Love
For those who know, I am a birth-first mother who has experienced two unplanned pregnancies--one in adulthood and one...
How Do You Tell People?
Either you've gotten the two pink lines, †or your doctor has just informed you that you are indeed pregnant. Your mind...

Unplanned Pregnancy Forums

What to do after youíve placed a...
The article below gives a few suggestions for those who have just placed their child. How have you who have been...
Pregnant and Needing Help
Hi, Im currently 5 months pregnant and healthy and decided at month 2 that I would have to choose adoption. The...

Parent Profiles

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