You Have Options!
A positive pregnancy test means you have three options to look at:
Option 1: Parenting
Does becoming a parent seem impossible? Do you have more questions than answers? We have talked to lots of people in similar situations who are concerned about things like:
- My husband or boyfriend doesn’t want the baby, but I do.
- (For men) My girlfriend doesn’t want the baby, but I do.
- I can’t tell my family.
- How will I finish school?
- How will I continue working?
- Where will I live?
- I don’t have medical insurance.
- I can’t afford a child.
- I’m too young.
These thoughts can be overwhelming but we are here to talk through these concerns with you so you can make the best decisions possible for both you and your baby.
Option 2: Adoption
Adoption comes with its own set of choices. Will it be open, semi-open, or closed? Will it be private, or will you use an agency?
Today it is possible for you to know your child and be a part of their life. You can find peace in knowing firsthand that your child is loved and cared for by the family you chose for them.
We can help you understand all that adoption can give to you and your child.
Option 3: Abortion
If you are considering an abortion, it is important to remember that an abortion is a medical procedure. It is important to ask some questions like: What type of abortion will you have? What are the potential risks? What will it cost? You owe it to yourself to know all the facts so you can make an informed decision.
Maybe you’re thinking one of the following, or all of the following:
- The father is insisting on an abortion.
- I’m not ready to be a parent.
- I can’t tell anyone I’m pregnant.
We know exactly how you feel, and we want you to know that you’re not alone. Before making any decisions, especially about whether or not to have an abortion, it is important to know the following:
- Are you really pregnant?
- Is your pregnancy normal? Or are you at risk for a natural miscarriage? Or do you have a tubal pregnancy which requires immediate medical attention?
- How far along are you in your pregnancy?
Other questions to ask:
- What kinds of abortion are available to you?
- What are your rights with abortion providers?
- Are there any short-term or long-term risks to be considered?
Understanding your choices, your pregnancy, your abortion options and your health can be confusing, but we are here to help.