Facing an Unplanned Pregnancy

28566882 - sad woman is holding pregnant test, in bedroom. - Piotr Marcinski

Discovering you are pregnant may not always come as a welcome surprise, especially if you were not planning or trying to become pregnant.  Such news, instead, may be met with a sense of uncertainty, panic and fear, rather than happiness and excitement.  This is certainly understandable should you be experiencing feelings of not yet being ready to parent at this time in your life, or should you be feeling unable to take on the role of parenting (or parenting another child), or if, perhaps, parenting may not be a role you had foreseen for yourself or had even hoped for.
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