Seventeen years ago I walked into a Birthright Center with my 10 month old son on my hip and asked the kind older lady at the desk if they did free pregnancy test. I was embarrassed and was prepared for the judgmental attitude I thought I would receive from her.
Each year, more than a half-million U.S. girls in their teens find themselves with an unplanned teenage pregnancy. To help them through the life-changing and emotional decisions they’ll face, pregnant adolescents need straightforward information and judgement-free guidance and support. In the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) article, Options Counseling
If you are not sure you are pregnant or know you have an unplanned pregnancy, your emotions may be all over the place. Your mind is probably racing and you don’t know what to do. Maybe you can’t think straight and you wonder if you will be able to manage?