Category Archives:Now What Should I Do?

Now What Should I Do?

Jan. 11.

If I am pregnant, what are my options?

First and foremost, is to ensure that you are healthy.  Seek out medical attention from a doctor or other healthcare professional.  Next, you will need to decide if you want to take the pregnancy to full term.  This may be one of the most important decisions of your life, so do not make this decision lightly and give significant time and thought to it.

–      Try not to make a decision too quickly about your next step.
–      Consider all the alternatives available to you.  This may include taking the baby to full term, adoption if you cannot provide for the child, or other options.
–      We have included multiple resources online for you to turn to for additional information, but be sure to get input from those who are important in your life (boyfriend, spouse, parents, doctor, etc.).
–         Unexpected pregnancies occur every day to millions of women – so remember that you are not alone.

Jan. 11.

If I am pregnant, what do I tell the father?

Legally, the father has a right to know that he is in fact a father, and should be responsible for the child in terms of child support, if taken to full term.  Note: legally the father does not have a right to be involved in your decision to maintain or not to maintain the pregnancy to full term.  Overall, interactions you decide to have with the father is a very personal issue that you must decide