Sometimes we look back and think to ourselves, “How did I get here?” This questioning shock might be washing over you if you recently learned you’re unexpectedly pregnant. When we’re in the middle of a difficult decision, it’s often hard to see the end clearly. Each option in our choice can feel like a challenge to consider. How do you move forward and reach the end of a pregnancy decision with confidence?
Find a safe and understanding space to process through your pregnancy decision at Avenue Women’s Center. We provide free options consultations to learn more about your options of abortion, adoption, and parenting. Our caring and nonjudgmental staff will address your unique concerns and questions in a private and confidential atmosphere. Call, text, chat, or email us today for your free appointment in the Chicagoland area!
Every story has a beginning, middle, and end. The beginning can feel like anything is possible, and perhaps a little overwhelming to think about what could come next. With the possibilities laid out before you, the middle of your pregnancy story is beginning to take shape as you consider your options. Is abortion right for you? What would an adoption plan look like? Could parenting become a strong possibility if you had the support and resources? How do reach the end of your pregnancy decision and choose an option that’s best for you?
Ask the Tough Questions
Facing our biggest concerns is not always easy. Addressing these concerns can take not just effort, but also time, thought, and emotion. What are your unique questions about each of your pregnancy options? Each story and situation is different, and it can be difficult to know where to begin in order to reach the end of your pregnancy decision. Tough questions are hard to ask ourselves, and sometimes it’s beneficial to have a starting point. Here are some questions women in your similar situation have found helpful as they move forward in the first steps of their pregnancy decisions:
What do you first need to learn about your pregnancy before understanding the different abortion options that might be available to you?
What are the potential physical and emotional risks or side effects of an abortion?
What are the different types of adoption plans available?
What kind of legal assistance might be involved in a decision about adoption?
Are there parenting resources or financial assistance in your area?
What kind of parenting support systems are nearby that could be helpful in your circumstances?
Reaching the End of a Pregnancy Decision
Reaching the end of your pregnancy decision is up to you and affects you most directly. Regardless of the option you choose, it can have a lasting impact. The tough questions may only be the start of many more. Find out important information as you think through your pregnancy options. Speaking with a trusted person can help you process your thoughts and emotions about your decision. It may be a close loved one, your partner, a spiritual leader, a counselor, a therapist, or a pregnancy consultant. Whomever you confide in, make sure it’s someone who will provide understanding and nonjudgmental support in your decision.
At Avenue Women’s Center, we understand the urgency to reach the end of your pregnancy decision and choose an option that you can feel good about. Our free consultations offer accurate and reliable information about each of your pregnancy options. Learn more about abortion, adoption, and parenting from our compassionate and nonjudgmental pregnancy experts. We care about helping you take your next steps and providing you with understanding and compassionate support in your decision. Contact us today for your appointment!
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.