I Don’t Want to Be Pregnant. Is Abortion My Only Option?

Posted on February 7, 2023 by Metro Women's Care

Facing an unexpected pregnancy can feel scary and overwhelming. When you’re feeling overwhelmed by your situation, abortion might seem like your only option, but it’s not! If you are pregnant and unsure of your options, we are here to help.

Get all the facts so you feel empowered to make a choice you are confident about.


Continuing your pregnancy and raising a child probably seems daunting.

Ultimately, parenting requires a lot of sacrifices and hard work, but it is also rewarding.

When considering parenting as an option, think about your support system, your ability to care for and support a child, and how a child fits into your goals for your life.

If parenting is the right option for you, find support, like educational classes that will teach you to care for your child or community resources that might be available to you.


Adoption can also be a difficult choice, but so worthwhile. As a birth mother, you get to decide the type of adoption that is right for you:

If you are considering adoption, think about the level of involvement that you would like to have in your child’s life. Will you want them to know you? Would you like to receive updates about them?

How Can I Be Sure About My Choice?

Deciding the outcome of your pregnancy is a significant choice that will change the rest of your life. When you are weighing your options, here are some things that might help:

Want to Talk?

If you need help, please reach out to Metro Women’s Care. Our clinic staff can inform you of your options and offer resources to support your decision.

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