An unplanned pregnancy can feel like a fun surprise or a fearful shock, depending on your situation. If you find yourself scared about your pregnancy, you’re not alone. Many women fear things like: A partner’s reaction What friends and family will say Taking care of a baby Changing their plans for school or career Making …

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To make the best, most satisfying decisions about your unexpected pregnancy, you deserve to have your voice heard. As the one who is pregnant, you need time and space to carefully develop and clearly express your views in order to make your choices. Strangely enough, many women in your shoes face this critical decision while …

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When life gets stormy, most people need help navigating the rough seas. Never is this truer than when the sky darkens over your most important relationship, especially when it is challenged by an unexpected pregnancy. That’s why Choices Pregnancy Center is here: to stand as a lighthouse for you. Whether you’re worried about unseen dangers, …

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Trini* faced an unwanted pregnancy in the midst of a job loss and a broken relationship that left her homeless just before college resumed in the fall. How do you empower a woman like Trini? Some would say it’s empowering to “solve” one of Trini’s problems by ending her pregnancy. The rest she’ll just have …

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You’re holding a positive pregnancy test in your hand. This was not supposed to happen. Not now. But it did. What are you going to do?

When you face a crisis, you find out how powerful connections are. It goes back to the old saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Sometimes, who you know makes the difference between succeeding and failing in tough times.

Hope is like a beckoning light on a dark day—it’s what gives us to courage to keep pushing forward against life’s obstacles. But sometimes obstacles—like an unexpected pregnancy—loom so large that they block the light of hope. We grow fearful and discouraged, and we stop pursuing our dreams. We give up. Even though hope is …

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Thankfulness may be the last thing on your mind when you encounter an unexpected pregnancy. But gratitude may be exactly what’s needed to help you move through this experience in ways that bring you joy and hope. Don’t believe it’s possible? Read on. Why be Thankful? Research shows that when we’re stressed, gratitude can help …

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People like stories that sound real. Stories where good things are mixed in with the bad things. We especially like stories that start out risky or dark and end up in a happy, surprising place. These feel like stories that matter. That’s why it matters what you write into your story of unexpected pregnancy. Because …

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