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Possibly considering. juliebugg Due November 4; United States 39 posts
Feb 21st '16

I may be considering abortion as an option. If I am, where do I even start? Planned Parenthood? What do they do? What's the steps? What do I need to expect? 

Tσѕнιε 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Derp, WV, United States 10690 posts
Feb 21st '16

Yes. Give them a call. They were so nice and answered all of my questions.  Good luck.  

juliebugg Due November 4; United States 39 posts
Feb 21st '16

Quoting Rανєη:
Yes. Give them a call. They were so nice and answered all of my questions.  Good luck.  


Thank you. I'm so ashamed I'm not even sure I can face anyone (even over the phone, I know that's weird).  I'm not even sure there's a planned parenthood anywhere near me. 

fluffyruffruff 5 kids; United States 4727 posts
Feb 21st '16

    

fluffyruffruff 5 kids; United States 4727 posts
Feb 21st '16

     

Tσѕнιε 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Derp, WV, United States 10690 posts
Feb 21st '16

Quoting fluffyruffruff:

They'll help you located the closest one to you. They see so many women, don't even be worried about talking to them about it. They make you feel super comfortable.


Yep! And they don't judge at all. Just please stay away from the pregnancy crisis centers.  It's a trap so to speak.  Learned that the hard way. And on their site,  they said they were associated with planned parenthood. They aren't.  And they can be very rude. I just don't want you to find out the hard way, OP.

juliebugg Due November 4; United States 39 posts
Feb 21st '16

Quoting Rανєη:

Yep! And they don't judge at all. Just please stay away from the pregnancy crisis centers.  It's a trap so to speak.  Learned that the hard way. And on their site,  they said they were associated with planned parenthood. They aren't.  And they can be very rude. I just don't want you to find out the hard way, OP.


Thank you. I appreciate that. This is hard enough. 

♥Love♥ 1 child; 2 angel babies; California 10948 posts
Feb 21st '16

Google providers in your area. You found ask your oBgyn. I thought planned parenthood was the only option but there a few places in my area. I agree stay away from places that "don't perform or refer for abortion. " they will just try to guilt you. Good luck in your decision. Do you know how far along you are? That can impact cost and what options are available 

HFlo14 Due July 18 (twins); TTC since Oct 2016; 2 kids; United States 579 posts
Feb 21st '16

Whatever it is you decide, good luck. Don't let anyone tell you whats right for you. Only you know. <3 

tinana+3 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Orlando, FL, Virgin Islands 48329 posts
Feb 21st '16

Quoting juliebugg :

Thank you. I'm so ashamed I'm not even sure I can face anyone (even over the phone, I know that's weird).  I'm not even sure there's a planned parenthood anywhere near me. 


Don't be ashamed. Be proud that you're considering all of your options. None of your options will be easy but you have to make the best decision for you right now.

Good luck!

juliebugg Due November 4; United States 39 posts
Feb 21st '16

Quoting ♥Love♥:
Google providers in your area. You found ask your oBgyn. I thought planned parenthood was the only option but there a few places in my area. I agree stay away from places that "don't perform or refer for abortion. " they will just try to guilt you. Good luck in your decision. Do you know how far along you are? That can impact cost and what options are available 


I just found out. I'm thinking I'm a little over 3 weeks, but I'm not sure. 

.casper. 4 kids; 1 angel baby; Neverland, NJ, Christmas Island 2013 posts
Feb 21st '16

I have no advice. but don't be ashamed, you have absolutely no reason to be. Good luck with your decision!

ILoveBeanie 1 angel baby; United States 3 posts
Feb 23rd '16

There is nothing to be ashamed of. You have to do what is right for you, whatever choice you make. Just be sure the decision is yours.

Tashu84 2 kids; NAPIER, NZ, New Zealand 1908 posts
Feb 28th '16

Quoting juliebugg :

Thank you. I'm so ashamed I'm not even sure I can face anyone (even over the phone, I know that's weird).  I'm not even sure there's a planned parenthood anywhere near me. 


I've always said myself, that unless there is no quality of life or my life is at risk, I couldn't do it which is why we are moving forward with this pregnancy but where it was safe I would rather go though pre-term labour so that baby dies loved in the arms of it's mother.  However, I also accept that my views on what is and isn't acceptable grounds for termination is my own opinion.

While wanting to end a pregnancy has got to be hard on any woman, I fully accept that there is a place for it in the world no matter how much someone wants to fight for the lives of every unborn baby.  I also feel that activist groups taking that right to end a woman's pregnancy will lead to much bigger and more complicated situations than we need.

I'm not aware of the the circumstances of your pregnancy but if you continue, it is a blessing even if it doesn't feel like it at the time.

That said, only you know if this is the right path for you and your baby. I'm not here to condemn you, I'm not here to tell you what you should do. I am PRO-CHOICE. What ever you decide, you will need a lot of counseling, love and support.  Seek all the information you require - both for termination, adoption and preparing to raise baby.  The more information you have, the more at peace you will feel in what ever you decide to do.

Best of luck to you.  I know you will make the choice right for you. :)

Mommy2beeeeeee 1 angel baby; United States 47 posts
Apr 21st '16

Get educated on what you want to know for your sake...
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there are people who want a baby but can't get pregnant. You are so blessed:)
If you want you could look into adoption too!!