How Will Pregnancy Affect Me Mentally?

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Pregnancy causes many changes in your body. If you’re in your first trimester, you could feel fatigued and nauseous and have more frequent urges to urinate. Many of your pregnancy symptoms happen as a result of the hormonal whirlwind that’s occurring in your body right now. But did you know these hormonal changes can affect

My Birth Control Failed: What Do I Do?

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If your birth control recently failed, you’re likely feeling panicked and stressed by the thought that you might be pregnant. This is understandable, but there are steps you can take to gain some clarity right now. This article will explore the top questions that are likely going through your mind and offer practical tips for

What Are My Second-Trimester Pregnancy Options?

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If you’re in your second trimester of pregnancy (weeks 13-27), your pregnancy options include parenting, adoption, or surgical abortion. However, since abortion is illegal in Alabama, you would need to travel out of state to seek an abortion.  As you think through your pregnancy options, it’s important to learn all the facts before deciding. This

What Can Guys Do with an Unplanned Pregnancy?

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If your partner recently told you she’s pregnant, the most essential thing you can do is support her. You are both likely feeling overwhelmed with questions, but the best way to move forward is together.  No matter how you feel about the pregnancy, there are steps you can take to help your partner feel supported

How to Tell Your Boyfriend and Family You Are Pregnant?

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Finding out you’re pregnant can feel overwhelming, especially as you think about telling your boyfriend and family. However, some strategies you take will make telling them the news easier. However, the first step is to take a deep breath. Things seem overwhelming right now, but once you get the news about your pregnancy out in

How to Navigate the Holidays with an Unexpected Pregnancy

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Depending on your circumstances, the upcoming holidays can be a joyous celebration or one long, dreaded experience. It can be particularly tough if you are facing this year’s holiday season with an unexpected pregnancy. Setting boundaries ahead of time with those who know is one way to handle it. Read on to learn more. Understand

How Do I Support My Friend Who Is Experiencing an Unexpected Pregnancy?

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If a friend tells you she’s unexpectedly pregnant, the news has likely turned her world upside down as she decides what to do. During this tough time, the best thing you can do is make sure she doesn’t feel alone and know that you are in her corner. Read this article for helpful suggestions on

7 Top Pregnancy Symptoms

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If you’ve recently had unprotected sex or your birth control method failed, you might be worried about pregnancy. While there are common symptoms of pregnancy that many women experience, taking a pregnancy test and following up with an ultrasound are the only ways to know if you’re pregnant. Read on to learn more about the

How Do I Tell My Parents I’m Pregnant?

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If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy and worried about telling your parents, your feelings are understandable. Whether you’re concerned about how your parents will react, what they might think about you, or something else, creating a communication plan can help you feel more confident about telling your parents the news. Read on to learn more

What Are the Early Pregnancy Symptoms?

What Are the Early Pregnancy Symptoms?

If you recently had sex and think you might be pregnant, taking a pregnancy test and a follow-up ultrasound are the only ways to know. However, there are also common symptoms that may indicate you’re pregnant. Read on to learn the most common early pregnancy symptoms. Or, if you want to talk to someone in