Facing An Unplanned Pregnancy
Supporting Women Through Unplanned Pregnancy
While an unplanned pregnancy obviously affects the woman carrying the child, it’s also a life-changing event for her loved ones, as well. If someone you know and love has confided in you that they are unexpectedly pregnant, you may not know what to do to support her.
If you have taken on the role of confidant for a woman facing an unplanned pregnancy, there is a lot you can do to help her feel secure and loved during this unexpected journey. Whether you are the parent of an expectant mother, the father in an unplanned pregnancy, or simply a concerned friend or family member, knowing what to do to help your loved one can seem complicated.
Below, find some tips and suggestions for supporting an expectant mother through an unplanned pregnancy, regardless of your relationship to her.