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Im 17 and pregnant, and scared.. skyecole Due November 17; Japan 2 posts
6th Mar '12

So I recently found out im pregnant. I haven't yet told my boyfriend nor my parents. I am known as "good girl". I run track and do gymnastics. I can't skip practice without telling my parents. I had big goals for my future, go to college and get my masters degree. My boyfriend is trying to go pro in golf. My fear is that he is going to be mad because he cannot live out his dream anymore. Im so scared of what the future has to hold, I can never sleep anymore and this is always on my mind. I don't know what to do...

Harajuku Girl 3 kids; New Jersey 12840 posts
6th Mar '12

Have you considered adoption or abortion?

Jennybananna 2 kids; Gilbert, AZ, United States 25079 posts
6th Mar '12

Tell your parents and your bf and consider all your options.
GL

Liam's Mama 1 child; North Carolina 5474 posts
6th Mar '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Harajuku Girl:</b>" Have you considered adoption or abortion?"</blockquote>




This.

Incognito Ninja Due October 3; 1 child; 3 angel babies; That one city, IN, United States 20881 posts
6th Mar '12

I think the best thing to do is tell your parents and boyfriend and figure out what will be the best option for you at this time. The sooner the better.

skyecole Due November 17; Japan 2 posts
6th Mar '12
Quoting Harajuku Girl:" Have you considered adoption or abotion?"I am a christian so abortion or adoption is out of the question for me. I can;t even come close to considering giving my baby to another person or destroy the babies life without them having a chance to live it
Ecstasy 18 kids; Cuba 7748 posts
6th Mar '12

I'd first of all tell your parents & bf..



Parents seem like scary ogres sometimes but 1/2 the time you hit the jackpot & at times like this they may just love/support you unconditionally.



My sister was also 17 and pregnant.. just gave birth to her son & my parents were so supportive/loving.



Decide what your options are, what you would like to do..



Keep the baby, adoption, abortion etc.. and then discuss it with them openly.



Good luck.

FYAN 1 child; Phenix City, Alabama 213 posts
6th Mar '12

i'm 20 and pregnant. I was scared to death to tell my parents at first because of how strict they are. At first they were upset, which is quite normal, but now they are very supportive. It's better to go on and tell them than to hide it and they find out on their own.

P3RvYmCp3rv 2 kids; Carlyle, Illinois 11904 posts
6th Mar '12
Quoting Harajuku Girl:" Have you considered adoption or abortion?"

this!! Even if you do keep the fetus you can always live out your dreams. It will just be harder

Devil's Advocate Beverly Hills, California 18191 posts
6th Mar '12
Quoting Harajuku Girl:" Have you considered adoption or abortion?"


:!:

Ecstasy 18 kids; Cuba 7748 posts
6th Mar '12
Quoting Devil's Advocate:" :!:"


Quoting OP..



"I am a christian so abortion or adoption is out of the question for me. I can;t even come close to considering giving my baby to another person or destroy the babies life without them having a chance to live it

Rose Barranco 19 kids; San Bernardino, California 1017 posts
6th Mar '12

There are many women who really want a baby you could consider adoption, I don't believe in murder (abortion), but another thing is that a baby doesn't mean the absolute end to all your goals. You may have to work a lil harder but its not impossible

Devil's Advocate Beverly Hills, California 18191 posts
6th Mar '12
Quoting ♥ Flame'n Nuisance :" Quoting OP.. "I am a christian so abortion or adoption is out of the question for me. I can;t even ... [snip!] ... come close to considering giving my baby to another person or destroy the babies life without them having a chance to live it"


I am a Christian also, an abortion is always an option. Christianity says nothing about adoption. That part makes no sense.

Harajuku Girl 3 kids; New Jersey 12840 posts
6th Mar '12
Quoting skyecole:" "


I don't necessarily think your beliefs are only based on your religion (I know fellow Christian mamas who have made those choices), but it's a very personal decision.

I would tell your parents and boyfriend immediately. Like another poster said, the sooner the better.

*MommaLindz* TTC since Dec 2013; 3 kids; Oklahoma 1057 posts
6th Mar '12

Well since you have decided to keep it, you need to tell your parents and your boyfriend ASAP. The longer you delay, the harder it will be. You also need to make sure you get proper prenatal care.