Parenting

Deciding To Parent

When you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy, deciding whether or not to parent is a life-changing choice to make. It’s likely that you had no plans to become a parent at this time in your life — but, now that you find yourself unexpectedly pregnant, you need to determine whether parenting is the right path for you.

Before you choose to become a parent, there are a few important things you need to know. Parenting is not easy, and there are many factors that should play into your decision to follow this path. Before you decide you’re ready to be a parent, you need to consider those factors and decide whether you can provide the best life your child deserves.

In the articles below, find answers to your biggest questions about deciding to parent after an unplanned pregnancy.

Am I Ready to Become a Parent?

Am I Ready to Become a Parent?

Wondering how to know if you’re ready for a baby when you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy? There are four important things to consider before choosing to raise your child.

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Am I Ready for a Baby? Deciding Whether or Not To Become Parents

Am I Ready for a Baby? Deciding Whether or Not To Become Parents

Should I have a baby at this time in my life? There are some important things to consider before deciding to have a baby. Find out what they are here.

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How Much Does it Cost to Raise a Child?

How Much Does it Cost to Raise a Child?

Before you choose to raise a child, it’s important that you understand the cost of raising a child today. The average cost of raising a child continues to grow, and there are several aspects involved in the total cost of parenting.

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Are You Ready to Be a Single Mother? 5 Things to Consider

Are You Ready to Be a Single Mother? 5 Things to Consider

Asking, “Am I ready to be a single mom?” There are some important things to ask yourself before deciding to become a single mother, and you can find some of them here to start your discussion.

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How a Baby May Impact Your Education and Career

How a Baby May Impact Your Education and Career

What are the effects of teenage pregnancy on education? Can you be a parent in college? How will you manage work, school and a baby? Find out how having a baby may impact your personal goals and ambitions.

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5 People to Include in Your Parenting Support Team

5 People to Include in Your Parenting Support Team

Becoming a parent soon? It takes a village to raise a child, which is why you should consider who will be a part of your support team before the baby even comes.

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Am I Ready for Another Baby? 5 Important Questions to Ask Yourself

Am I Ready for Another Baby? 5 Important Questions to Ask Yourself

How do you know if you’re ready for another baby? If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy as a mother and aren’t sure what path to take, ask yourself these questions before moving forward.

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