This may be the biggest decision you have ever been faced with, but you can find reassurance in the fact that millions of women and men have faced unplanned pregnancies. Perhaps you can think of several people in your own life who have faced unplanned pregnancies. Consider how they dealt with the situation and whether or not their course of action had positive results. It is time to trust your inner strength and know that good can come from even the most challenging situations.
It is important that you gather plenty of information before you take the next step. Take time to read through the What to Expect section of this website to become familiar with the processes that are taking place inside of you at this very moment. Also look through the Get Support section so that you are fully aware of all of the programs that exist to help young people faced with tough decisions. After reading about all of your options, take plenty of time to think and reflect before making your decision.
If you feel overwhelmed, or would like to speak with a trained and caring professional who has been in your shoes, give OptionLine a call at 1-800-712-4357(HELP) or visit www.optionline.org (IM available).