Facing an unplanned pregnancy can be an emotional and difficult ride. While it isn't easy, it is not incredibly uncommon. Know that you are not alone and lots of women have experienced your current circumstances. In order to figure out where to go from here, we have offered 7 tips for how to handle an unexpected pregnancy below. 1. Don't Panic and Don’t Fault Yourself No matter how this happened, whether it was failed or forgotten birth control, or another way, do not fault yourself. … [Read more...]
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Can You Change Adoptive Couples Before the Baby is Born?
A question commonly asked when planning an Open Adoption regarding adoptive parents is whether you can change families and choose a different one before the baby is born. The answer to this can be complicated depending on the situation, and while it would be best to work with an adoption specialist while considering this, we will attempt to answer this question and help you ensure that you get the right parents for your baby. The Open Adoption Process When considering adoption, either during … [Read more...]
Top 10 Ways Adoption Is Different than Abortion
If you are pregnant and confident that parenting or keeping the baby is not what you would like to do, you are likely thinking about your other two options: abortion and adoption. While these are similar in that you would not be the mother of this baby, these are obviously very different in many ways. While you might be learning toward terminating the pregnancy and getting an abortion, there are several ways in which the two of them differ that you should consider before making your decision. … [Read more...]