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I’m Scared of Abortion but It’s the Only Way Forward

Nobody enjoys the feeling of being backed into a corner with only one way out. We like having many options and the freedom to choose our path. But sometimes life drops a situation before us that we feel has only one possible solution. Perhaps this situation for you is an unexpected pregnancy and your only option seems to be abortion. So, what do you do when you’re scared of abortion but it seems to be the only way forward?

Do you feel like your only option for your unexpected pregnancy is abortion? Maybe this scares you and you feel alone. Having somebody to talk to can be a balm in times of distress. All of our Avenue Women’s Center locations are staffed with expert pregnancy consultants who can help you identify possible paths forward and be with you along the way. You don’t have to face any of this by yourself. 

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What is Driving Your Fear?

Sometimes we wake up afraid of something for seemingly no particular reason. But often there is something driving our fear. When faced with such thoughts and feelings, we have choices about how to respond. When it comes to being afraid of abortion, you may find it helpful to dig a little deeper into the reasoning behind it. Sometimes, when we’re afraid of something we should note the fear before we move forward. While fear is a normal part of the human experience, sometimes fear is trying to tell us something.

Learning More About Abortion

Perhaps your feelings are influenced by a family member or friend. Or maybe you have some of your own qualms about abortion whether because of your values or a past experience. If you’re worried or doubting this choice, you may want to do a little research into abortion procedures. Knowing what you’re getting into may help you decide one way or the other. Meeting with your healthcare provider or somebody like a pregnancy consultant can give you updated information about abortion.

Considering Other Options

Right now you feel like you have no choice but abortion. A variety of circumstances could be influencing this feeling. However, if you are having doubts, worries, or second thoughts about abortion, it could be crucial to take a moment and think about your other pregnancy options. While each option has challenges associated with it, there is a multitude of resources and support available to you. While adoption or parenting might feel impossible right now, it can be helpful to take time to learn more about each option so that you make a fully informed decision going forward. Many women have faced this same seemingly impossible choice and made it through. You can too!

Are you in a situation where you feel abortion is the only way forward for your unexpected pregnancy? Avenue Women’s Center has been serving women in similar situations for 40 years and we’d love to serve you. Receive the information and services you need to equip you for your next steps. You don’t have to figure this out by yourself. There is hope and a way forward.

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The information provided here is general in nature.  It is not a substitute for a consultation with a medical professional. Before any medical procedure, it is imperative that you discuss your personal medical history, risks, and concerns with your doctor. If you have questions during or after a procedure, your doctor should be immediately contacted. Avenue Women’s Center is not an emergency center.  If you are experiencing severe symptoms, such as bleeding and/or pain, seek immediate medical attention.  Contact your physician, go to an emergency room, or call 911.