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Facing An Unplanned Pregnancy

What are some benefits of being pregnant, and what are the possible disadvantages of unplanned pregnancy? While every woman’s situation is different, here are a few pros and cons of unplanned pregnancy to consider.

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10 Advantages and Disadvantages of Unplanned Pregnancy

Unplanned pregnancies are a situation that many women will face in their life; in fact, almost half of the pregnancies in the United States today are unintended. If you are staring down the same situation yourself, you’re likely feeling all kinds of emotions and have all kinds of questions, including “What are the advantages and disadvantages of an unplanned pregnancy?”

Because every woman’s situation is different, your response to this question will be unique from anyone else’s. What one woman sees as pros of being pregnant another may see as the cons of being pregnant. You will need to evaluate your current situation and what your goals and dreams are to truthfully answer this question for yourself.

Below, you’ll find some of the commonly perceived blessings and problems associated with unwanted pregnancy. Reading these may help you sort through your emotions and determine which unplanned pregnancy option is right for you.



These are only a few of the potential benefits and problems associated with unwanted pregnancy today, and they may or may not fit your particular situation. If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy, reach out for counseling and other professional support to better evaluate the possible advantages and disadvantages of your unplanned pregnancy.