This is a safe space for individuals of any background who may be experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. Unplanned or planned, pregnancy is a beautiful, yet stressful, journey. An unplanned pregnancy might come as a welcome surprise or a startling reality.
When faced with an unplanned pregnancy, you do have options. You could parent the child, abort the pregnancy, or place the child for adoption. I want to tell you a story that sums up why I think adoption is such a positive, powerful choice for an unplanned pregnancy.
I was only seventeen and a senior in high school when I saw those two little lines show up. It was the winter of 2000 and my now husband and I had no idea what to do or even where to start. An unexpected pregnancy can knock anyone at any age off their foundation.
Everyone and every pregnancy are different when it comes to upset tummies—some of you might be queasy off and on for a few hours, while others wonder why it isn’t called “all day sickness?!” A lucky 24% of women don’t get this symptom at all and then they might worry why they aren’t having this symptom!