You have just received the news, the test was positive, you are going to have a baby, and now you’re supposed to be able to make a decision… and to process the steps of your decision so that your choice is healthy for you and your unborn child.
You may be feeling emotional and confused about the reality of your situation. You may feel you are in a state of disbelief and feel worried, angry, stressed, guilty, resentful, depressed, caught, overwhelmed and just too nervous to be capable of making a decision. You may think the only solution could be for the situation to just go away, even though you know it won’t.
There are options to explore, and it takes time to think, look at options, and weigh the pros and cons to create a plan that makes sense in a time of confusion.
Next: Exploring My Options
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