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Making a Pregnancy Decision West Chicago

Making a decision regarding an unexpected pregnancy can be difficult. There are three main options: abortion, adoption, and parenting. How do you decide which one is best for you? If you live in West Chicago, or the surrounding cities, read today’s blog for more information.

Avenue Women’s Center is located in the western suburbs of Chicago. We have been providing services geared towards women who are making a pregnancy decision since 1981. Through our free medical-grade pregnancy tests and pregnancy options consultations, you can receive information and support that will help you take the next step in your pregnancy decision. If you live in West Chicago, or the surrounding area, contact us today for an appointment at one of our five DuPage County locations.

Perhaps you recently took a positive test at home or are experiencing symptoms of pregnancy. How do you make a decision regarding your pregnancy? There are many factors involved with an unexpected pregnancy. If are making a pregnancy decision, here are some questions to consider:

Do you involve others in your pregnancy decision-making process?

It can be tempting to keep the news of the pregnancy to yourself. This is especially the case if this pregnancy was unplanned & unsought. As much as you’d like to figure things out on your own, it can also be helpful to share the news with trusted confidantes. Often processing the decision with others can give you a different perspective. It also helps you feel less isolated and alone.

Avenue Women’s Center provides confidential consultations with our expert client advocates. We are able to provide information & support from a third party perspective. We have assisted many women through the pregnancy decision-making process and are here to walk this journey with you. Contact us today for an appointment.

Where do you go to get information regarding your pregnancy?

In order to make an informed decision, you will need accurate information on all of your pregnancy options. In a culture where information is at our fingertips, how do you decipher where to find information that is helpful? First of all, if you decide to begin your research process online, make sure you are looking at reputable sources. Opinion-based sites or articles that are not backed by solid organizations or reputable authors should not be your focus. Although it’s nice to hear what everyone else thinks online, these types of websites will not direct you towards fact or research-based articles. Look for websites that list their sources and give you a breadth of information on the topic.

Are there other locations for information besides the internet? Where else can you get facts regarding your pregnancy options?

The answer is yes. At Avenue Women’s Center we specialize in information regarding all of your pregnancy options. Here, you can learn more about abortion, adoption, and parenting in a comfortable, nonjudgmental environment. Our caring client advocates are able to provide you with resources and a safe space to process through all of your questions. Call, chat, email, or text us today for an appointment at one of our five DuPage County locations: Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn / Lombard, Naperville, West Chicago, or Wood Dale, Illinois. If you are making a pregnancy decision in West Chicago or the Chicagoland area, we are here for you.

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.