Facing An Unplanned Pregnancy
Unplanned Pregnancy in Difficult Circumstances
An unplanned pregnancy by itself is not easy. After all, by its nature, it’s a surprise that can often come when you are most unprepared for a pregnancy and raising a child.
Sometimes, the situations surrounding an unplanned pregnancy are a little more complicated. In addition to the usual factors that play into an unexpected pregnancy, you may be facing more stressful situations. You may be addicted to substances, currently homeless or even currently incarcerated. Whatever your situation, know that you have options — and there are always resources to help.
In the articles below, find out more about the next steps to take for your particular unplanned pregnancy situation.
What are the Options for Pregnant Women in Prison?
What happens when you have a baby in jail? Situations with babies behind bars lend to several different options. Only you can decide what is best for you if you are facing being pregnant in...
Your 3 Options if You are Pregnant and Addicted to Drugs
If you are pregnant and addicted to drugs, alcohol or other harmful substances, know that you don’t have to take this journey alone. There are resources to guide you to a better future for you...
I’m Homeless and Pregnant: What Should I Do?
Homeless and pregnant and need help? Learn about your unplanned pregnancy options here and which professionals to contact if you are homeless and pregnant.
What to Do If You’re Facing an Unplanned Pregnancy in College
An unplanned pregnancy in college can be devastating, but always remember that you do have options. Learn more about them here to determine which path is best for you moving forward.
How Do I Talk to My Other Children About My Unplanned Pregnancy?
If you are facing an unexpected second or third pregnancy, you will also have to think about your other children. Should you tell them about your pregnancy? What will you say?