Learn More About Your Options
Having a child is a life-long commitment that only begins with the nine months of pregnancy. Even if you do not ultimately decide to parent your child, you will live with the effects of your choice for your entire life. This makes becoming fully informed of your options extremely important.
As a pregnant woman, you have three options to choose from. The following resources were created so that you can learn more about these choices.
If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy, it’s more important than ever to seek support from experienced counselors. Personal guidance can help you evaluate your own situation, and will help you make the right choice for you and your baby. Call our free support line at 1-800-355-5500 to speak with someone 24 / 7.
We know that trying to make ends meet can be very difficult while pregnant. We have developed funds, scholarships, and can share resources that can help you get through this.
If you need specific medical care or education about the medical care you need during your pregnancy, our experts can help you with great resources we have.
Another thing you shouldn’t have to worry about during your pregnancy. We may be able to help with rent or finding you safe secure housing throughout your pregnancy.
Want to Learn More?
1. Contact Us
We know you have questions. Our experienced social workers are standing by to listen to you and inform you about your options. Call, text, submit a form or chat with us 24/7.
2. Talk to a counselor
Our experienced counselors will listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and advise you of your options. We will support you all the way through your decision. Once you have made a decision as to what you want to do with your pregnancy, we will give you assistance with your next step.
3. Stay Supported
Support is key. We know from the thousands of people we have helped that no matter which option you choose, you always need support.
If you choose Adoption
Here are the next steps >>
Pick an adopting family
We have a database of families that have created profiles to show their values, and why they are seeking to adopt a child. You can watch videos, read their bios and decide which family you are most comfortable with and one that fits your goals. We can help you through this process.
Complete your adoption plan
Once you have selected a family, we will help you with the details of the adoption, and how involved you would like to be. We pass no judgment and we are here to support you and achieve your goals.
Free Pregnancy Options Advice
Are you facing an unplanned pregnancy? Right now, the future may seem unclear. There may be so many questions running through your head that it’s hard to step back and answer even one.
You’re probably wondering what exactly will happen, how your body will change, and some of the ways you might feel during your pregnancy. Beyond that, what comes next? Should I have an abortion, parent my child, or choose adoption? This site was created to inform pregnant women of what to expect over the next nine months, and help provide you with information so you can make the best decision for you and your baby.
For Families & Loved Ones Of Pregnant Women
Our Family Education section was created to help family members and loved ones step back, learn more about their own feelings, and how to best support a pregnant loved one.
Resources About Pregnancy
The first step in making a decision about your child’s life is to learn more about pregnancy itself.
At this point, you may not be certain whether or not you are pregnant. While only a positive pregnancy test can tell you for sure, read the Signs Of Pregnancy to learn what many women experience during the early weeks of their pregnancies.
For many pregnant women, one of the scariest parts is telling other people. “I’m Pregnant”: How To Tell Family & Loved Ones was created to make this often difficult conversation easier.
Wondering how your body will change during pregnancy and how you might feel? Visit Pregnancy: Week By Week to find a detailed look at pregnancy’s physical and emotional effects.
If you decide to carry your child to term, you will design a Birth Plan which will inform your medical team of your preferences during the birth of your child. Visit our Labor and Delivery pages to learn more about the stages of giving birth and some tricks to make the process easier.
For many pregnant women, speaking one-on-one with a professional counselor is the best way to evaluate your feelings and learn more about your options. Call 1-800-355-5500 to speak with an experienced, supportive counselor 24 / 7.