Taking Care of Yourself While Sorting through Your Options

November 14th, 2011

963185_pregnancyTaking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do, especially if you're pregnant--whether it's a planned or unplanned pregnancy. However, this may be difficult to do while you're sorting through your unplanned pregnancy options. The process of sorting through your options can be long, tedious, and sometimes overwhelming, as you have many facts to consider, but taking care of yourself emotionally, physically, and mentally is a crucial part of making an informed decision. And an informed decision is the best decision you could ever make. Mentally: During this important period of decision-making, your mind can seem to get in the way sometimes. And because of this, it's important to take some mental breaks throughout the process. When you… [more]

Sorting through Your Unplanned Pregnancy

October 27th, 2009

1228123_pregnancyIf you’re experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, it can be scary and sometimes unsettling. For some, it is a place full of confusion. But, it doesn’t have to be. It can be a time of self-understanding, self-acceptance, and introspection. It is a time to delve into and analyze how you see your life a few months and then a few years down the road. In order to fully comprehend and make an informed decision, here are some things you can do: Take Time for Yourself: First things first. Take time to think and to feel. Find an empty, quiet place to do this. Take as much time as you need. The first step is to accept that you are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. Once… [more]

Adoption Counseling

July 30th, 2006
Categories: Counseling

If you are considering placing a child for adoption or you have already made the decision, pre-adoption counseling as well as post adoption counseling can be beneficial to you. Choosing to parent your baby or choosing to place your baby is a huge decision, one that should not be taken lightly. You are making a decision that will affect the lives of many people.counseling2 Pre-adoption counseling gives you a neutral person to bounce your pros and cons off of and to get a neutral prospective from someone not intimately involved in your life and can help you in making a final decision. Many adoption agencies and crisis pregnancy centers offer free counseling and may have on staff counselors. If you have health insurance, it… [more]