The word pregnant is a life-changing statement in a single word. Learning about your pregnancy can be anxiety-producing to any woman, regardless of whether it was planned or unplanned. This may be more so for girls in their adolescent years, trying to balance the excitement of bringing a new life [...]
Being pregnant in college can be incredibly stressful. There’s more at stake for teenagers because their psyche has yet to fully develop. Although not every teenage mother is negatively affected, we’ve compiled a list of issues a new mother might face and how to deal with it correctly. If you’re [...]
Wondering if you’re pregnant or not and waiting to find out can feel like torture. Taking a home pregnancy test is often the first course of action. These easily available tests are no substitute for a doctor’s care, of course – and even a negative pregnancy test can be [...]
Could I Be Pregnant? I’ve been having all these weird symptoms... Am I pregnant or is this just my imagination? Am I freaking out for nothing? If you have been noticing some changes to your body, you are probably eager to get some answers. Some typical symptoms of pregnancy [...]
You pride yourself on being organized, prepared, and ready for anything. So when your period is late you are stunned. “Wait, but I’m on the pill,” you think to yourself. “I never miss a dose, ever! There’s no way I can be pregnant!” Still, you head out to the store to buy a home pregnancy test just to reassure yourself.
How Can I Support My Pregnant Girlfriend? Pregnancy can be an overwhelming experience for women and at times, it can prove to be an emotional challenge for them. Generally, women are more emotional than men are and often fall prey to their rapidly changing emotions, especially in pregnancy. In case [...]
The hopeless situation is all you can see. This is a crisis! When I suspected I was pregnant at eighteen, inwardly I was a mess. I was angry at myself, at God, and my ex-boyfriend. I was in denial desperately wanting to believe my period was late due to the stresses of college. I bargained and pleaded with God. “Please, I can’t be pregnant! I will never have sex again! I will wait until I’m married!” I cried hysterically and finally accepted the situation. I’m pregnant! All I could see was the crisis: I’m pregnant, and there is no way I am telling my parents.
What are the Early Signs of Pregnancy? Pregnancy symptoms differ for every woman. The best way to confirm is to take a home pregnancy test or a blood test, but until you can do that here are some common early signs of pregnancy, which can help you determine whether you [...]
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Teenage Pregnancy? We are here to help According to the American Pregnancy Association, teen pregnancy is defined as a pregnancy that occurs when a woman is under the age of 20. While going through a teen pregnancy is not the easiest, it is surely possible. It may come with a [...]