Being pregnant in college can be incredibly stressful. There’s more at stake for teenagers because their psyche has yet to fully develop. Although not every teenage mother is negatively affected, we’ve compiled a list of issues a new mother might face and how to deal with it correctly. If you’re [...]
If you aren’t expecting to hear the words, “I’m pregnant” from your girlfriend or teenaged daughter, they may come as quite a shock. Chances are she was just as stunned as you are. Breaking the news about a surprise baby to someone takes courage. While your first reaction might [...]
Discovering you’re pregnant as a teenager can be a scary time indeed. You’re horrified that this has happened to you. All of the unknowns come rushing at you causing pain and emotional turmoil. How do I tell my parents? What about school? Why am I so sick? What will my boyfriend say? What will my friends say? WHAT AM I GOING TO DO? If you are a teenager and you’re pregnant, you are in a crisis. Whether the pregnancy is intentional or not, the stress of the situation still exists.
Wondering if you’re pregnant or not and waiting to find out can feel like torture. Taking a home pregnancy test is often the first course of action. These easily available tests are no substitute for a doctor’s care, of course – and even a negative pregnancy test can be [...]
Could I Be Pregnant? I’ve been having all these weird symptoms... Am I pregnant or is this just my imagination? Am I freaking out for nothing? If you have been noticing some changes to your body, you are probably eager to get some answers. Some typical symptoms of pregnancy [...]
How Can I Support My Pregnant Girlfriend? Pregnancy can be an overwhelming experience for women and at times, it can prove to be an emotional challenge for them. Generally, women are more emotional than men are and often fall prey to their rapidly changing emotions, especially in pregnancy. In case [...]
How to Tell My Parents I’m Pregnant For many teens, it can be extremely difficult to communicate to their parents that they are pregnant because they're scared of the reaction they’re going to receive, and while there is no right way to do that, here are two things that can [...]
Teenage Pregnancy? We are here to help According to the American Pregnancy Association, teen pregnancy is defined as a pregnancy that occurs when a woman is under the age of 20. While going through a teen pregnancy is not the easiest, it is surely possible. It may come with a [...]
No one ever dreams of being in a relationship that is dangerous, toxic or unhealthy; however, many of us still find ourselves in that situation. It usually doesn’t start out that way- many things that we later realize were warning signs seemed cute or romantic when they first started. This [...]
I was planning to have an abortion, but miscarried. Why do I feel so sad? Whether you realized it or not, the moment you found out you were pregnant an emotional bond began between you and your baby. That emotional bond was broken when you miscarried, leaving you with pregnancy loss feelings that need to be recognized and expressed.