15 Oct 2017

I was Planning to have an Abortion, but Miscarried. Why do I feel so sad?

October 15th, 2017|Categories: Am I Pregnant, Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support|

I was planning to have an abortion, but miscarried.  Why do I feel so sad?  Whether you realized it or not, the moment you found out you were pregnant an emotional bond began between you and your baby.  That emotional bond was broken when you miscarried, leaving you with pregnancy loss feelings that need to be recognized and expressed.  

 

10 Sep 2017

I Had an Abortion, and I Just Want to Forget About It, But I Can’t.

September 10th, 2017|Categories: Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support|Tags: , , , |

Gateway Campus offers support to women who have had an abortion, and want to forget about it, but they can’t. Gateway serves men and women in the Raleigh, North Carolina area with trained and compassionate staff.

20 Aug 2017

Pregnant in College: How do I tell my Parents?

August 20th, 2017|Categories: Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support, Pregnant Daughter, Relationships/Sex|

You’ve taken the test, a few times, and each time it says the same thing. You’re pregnant. You weren’t planning to be pregnant, you don’t want to be pregnant, but you are. And as you process all of the emotion, fear, anger, shock and guilt, the question pops into our [...]

10 Aug 2017

Pregnant in College?

August 10th, 2017|Categories: Am I Pregnant, Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support|

College is something a lot of people experience, even if just so you can party on the weekends and move out of your parents’ house. It’s four years of fun, stress, and learning who you are. But what happens when you get pregnant in the middle of it? I’m [...]

1 Aug 2017

Guest Blog: Olivia, Campus Liaison, From One College Student to Another

August 1st, 2017|Categories: Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support, Relationships/Sex, STD Testing|

I recently graduated from college, and this was not the plan. As a recent grad from college I have seen the need first hand for a pregnancy and sexual health resource center. One of the biggest things I noticed while a student, and also post graduation, has been the [...]

20 Jul 2017

I’ve made up my mind to have an abortion, the sooner the better, right?

July 20th, 2017|Categories: Abortion Information, Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support|Tags: , |

I’ve Made Up My Mind I AM Having an Abortion, so the sooner the better, right?  Many times when a woman is faced with an unplanned pregnancy, she feels a strong sense of urgency to make an immediate decision, to solve the problem as quickly and painlessly as possible.

10 Jul 2017

My Home Pregnancy Test Was Negative. Can I Still Be Pregnant?

July 10th, 2017|Categories: Am I Pregnant, Negative Pregnancy Test, Pregnancy Support|Tags: , , |

So there you are in your bathroom, anxiously watching the timer on your phone count down.  You hear the ding; you hesitantly look; and…. One line…. Negative.  The first rush of feeling is relief.  But then - wait a minute.  

1 Jul 2017

I Wish I Could Take it Back…

July 1st, 2017|Categories: Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support|Tags: , |

When was the last time you said something you quickly regretted and wished you could have erased the damaging words from the memory of the targeted person?  Or when was the last time you quickly sent a damaging missive via email, a text, or Instagram as an emotional response and wished there was a button that could have intercepted the hurtful missive before it landed in the intended target’s message box?  

20 Jun 2017

I Have a Pregnant Girlfriend or Daughter. What Should I Do?

June 20th, 2017|Categories: Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support, Pregnant Daughter, Pregnant Girlfriend|

If you aren’t expecting to hear the words, “I’m pregnant” from your girlfriend or teenaged daughter, they may come as quite a shock. Chances are she was just as stunned as you are. Breaking the news about a surprise baby to someone takes courage. While your first reaction might [...]

10 Jun 2017

Help! I’m just a teenager and I’m pregnant!

June 10th, 2017|Categories: Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support, Pregnant Daughter, Pregnant Girlfriend|

Discovering you’re pregnant as a teenager can be a scary time indeed.  You’re horrified that this has happened to you.  All of the unknowns come rushing at you causing pain and emotional turmoil.  How do I tell my parents?  What about school?  Why am I so sick?  What will my boyfriend say?  What will my friends say?  WHAT AM I GOING TO DO?  If you are a teenager and you’re pregnant, you are in a crisis.  Whether the pregnancy is intentional or not, the stress of the situation still exists.