Unexpectedly Pregnant Articles

  • 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.

  • Young, Pregnant, and Ready for Anything

    Young moms can be terrific. If you are a pregnant teenager and have decided to have the baby, there's a world of possibilities ahead of you. That may not be what the people around you are telling you.

  • Gender Determination

    There are different methods of determining your baby's gender. This article explains those methods.