If you’re wondering if you’re pregnant, you may be feeling a variety of emotions. That’s to be expected. How you feel today isn’t necessarily how you’ll feel in a day or two. The realization that your life could be about to change can be overwhelming! Your pregnancy may have been unplanned. However, you have options. Take the time to talk to someone who can help you. Get reliable information.
Home pregnancy tests are reliable but you should still have your pregnancy confirmed. A positive test at home indicates that a certain level of pregnancy hormone is present although it is not confirmation of a viable pregnancy. Approximately 10-25% of all known pregnancies naturally end in miscarriage.
Your decision is easy! The next step is to contact the center to make an appointment.
If you have had unprotected sex, you are at risk for sexually-transmitted infections. STIs often do not result in symptoms but can cause long term health problems. It is important that you get tested regularly and with every new partner.
For as long as COVID precautions are in place, appointments are necessary. However, same-day appointments are usually possible.
You will need to bring photo ID.
Yes. If you prefer to have someone accompany you, you are welcome to bring your partner, a friend or family member with you!
You have an important role in this situation. At Next Step Pregnancy Center we realize that an unexpected pregnancy can be a stressful time for you as well as your partner. Both of you need a place where you can discuss your situation and receive information about her pregnancy options. Support her by encouraging her to contact the center. Come together for a free, confidential consultation.
It depends on each person’s situation. We are here to help you explore all pregnancy options. Adoption is one of them. You are in complete control when making a plan for adoption. We can also refer you to reputable adoption agencies.
Yes, we can help. Bring your child’s birth certificate and make an appointment to enroll in the Mentoring Moms Program. You are eligible to participate in the program until your child turns three years of age.
The next step is easy! Contact the center for an appointment to tour the Mentoring Moms “store” and enroll in the program.