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

Mifeprex, or RU-486, is better known as the abortion pill. It's used to terminate a pregnancy that is less than 49 days to term by cutting off the uterus from the hormones needed to maintain its interior wall. After the uterus is unable to maintain itself, the contents that have been developing during the pregnancy leave the uterus. If a woman thinks she may become pregnant after having unprotected sex and knows she is not ready to have a child, she may have the option to take a...

Unplanned Pregnancy Blogs

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...
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

Are there specific agencies that...
Hi, Although husband and I can have kids, we decided we would like to adopt 2 older girls (2 up to 10yo). We fear...
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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