Unexpectedly Pregnant Articles

  • Using Illegal Street Drugs During Pregnancy

    When you are pregnant it is important that you watch what you put into your body. Consumption of illegal drugs is not safe for the unborn baby or for the mother.

  • Guidelines for Choosing an Adoption Agency or Attorney

    Choosing an adoption agency or attorney is a task in which there are several opportunities. Therefore, below is a list of suggestions of some ideas for both birthmothers and adoptive parents in making your decision.

  • Is the recommended daily dose of folic acid enough for everyone?

    It's well-known that folic acid is part of a healthy regimen for getting pregnant and during pregnancy. What isn't as well-known is that not all women metabolize folic acid in the same way. This could mean that the recommended daily dosage of 400 micrograms may not be enough for everyone.

  • First Time Pregnancy

    Interesting enough, we didn't plan this pregnancy but it could not have been more wanted!

  • Adoption: Frequently Asked Questions

    Questions frequently asked about adoption.

  • Urine Test During Pregnancy: Urinalysis

    A urine test is a routine test used by your healthcare provider as part of your prenatal care.

  • Benefits of Adoptions

    Adoption benefits everyone in the adoption triad. Many of these benefits are helpful to the birthmother and birthfather. Other benefits are directed at the child who is being placed for adoption and/or the adoptive parents. Adoption brings a positive ending to a challenging situation and benefits everyone involved.

  • When Children Have Children

    Pregnant teenagers require special understanding, medical care, and education -- particularly about nutrition, infections, substance abuse, and complications of pregnancy.

  • Tips for Making a Decision

    As you look back over the years you can probably identify important, pivotal events in your life. These events may have been the result of choices you made or the decision someone else made for you. When facing an un-planned pregnancy, the decision is one that no one else should make for you.

  • Alcohol During Pregnancy

    A woman who drinks alcohol during pregnancy risks giving birth to an abnormal child with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). A child born with FAS has a pattern of mental and physical defects.