Parenting can feel overwhelming, even for those who planned to become pregnant. But an unplanned pregnancy can be especially overwhelming, as it can send your mind racing with thoughts regarding the physical, emotional and financial responsibilities that come with having a child. Regardless, a surprised parent is just as capable of effectively raising a child as someone who planned for parenthood.
Perhaps the most important factor in successfully raising a child is providing him or her with a strong support system; as their parent, a strong support system begins with you. Some additional factors to consider when deciding whether to parent include:
The Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center can help you work through these questions, and discuss any additional concerns you may have.
Please schedule an appointment today to discuss your thoughts about parenting and/or other options. Our trained staff has the expertise to help guide you through whatever situation you may face.
Additionally, we also offer a program specifically for new or expectant parents, LifeSteps, covering topics such as:
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