No one ever dreams of being in a relationship that is dangerous, toxic or unhealthy; however, many of us still find ourselves in that situation. It usually doesn’t start out that way- many things that we later realize were warning signs seemed cute or romantic when they first started. This [...]
Does it matter if men communicate support to the mother of their children from the beginning of the pregnancy? Do men actually think that support and their presence matter during the nine month pregnancy as they wait for that beautiful baby girl or boy to adorn their world? When men have seen generational unavailability or non-involvement in their lives, does that mean it should be the norm? See our latest blog from the perspective of a father.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]