An unexpected or unplanned pregnancy
in Idaho can be overwhelming.
If you have questions or need counseling we have counselors that have been through what you are dealing with or are going through it and can answer and give you advice on what is best for you.
Call 24/7 at 844-757-8715 or text 801-450-0094.
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Life is full of choices, and the ones we make pave the way for the future. That’s why it’s so important to weigh the potential consequences of each option before you decide to act on important decisions in life. If you or someone you love has recently discovered they are pregnant and aren’t sure if they’re ready to offer their baby the best life, there are certainly many things to consider.
There are a variety of reasons why you may not be considering keeping the baby. However, it’s important to know that there are options aside from abortion. Despite your personal beliefs in regards to this delicate matter, there are potential consequences that could be faced for many years to come if you choose this route, so you should take sufficient time to ensure you are aware of alternatives so you can make the choice that will best suit you and your individual circumstances.
Keeping the Baby
The decision to follow through with an unplanned pregnancy is a scary one, but it can also prove to be rewarding. If you will be facing parenthood alone and your current life circumstances are already challenging, it’s important to know where to turn for help along the way. For example, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare offers assistance such as food stamps that you can take advantage of to help make ends meet. Other services you may qualify for include:
- • Medicaid for yourself and the baby
- • Assistance to help pay for formula and other necessities for the baby
- • Childcare assistance
Even though you may feel unprepared at the moment, there are people and organizations in the community that can offer you the support you need while you get on your feet.
Help a Couple Ready to Adopt
If you simply aren’t prepared to take care of the baby on your own, you do have another viable option in adoption. There are currently approximately 1.5 million eligible couples waiting to offer their homes and everything in them to a baby and raise them as their own. However, every year there are roughly 1.3 million abortions performed. If you want avoid the abortion route and have the assurance of knowing your child will be in good hands, adoption can be a beautiful option that brings a new life into the world while offering it the best chances of success.
The adoption process is a lengthy one, and it’s important that you understand what’s going on during every step of the process. You don’t have to reach far for the guidance and answers you need as you make one of the most important decisions of your life. Our staff is here to guide you down the right path, and we are able to provide the unplanned pregnancy resources and counseling you need. This can prove to be a very scary time in your life, but we’re here to take a large amount of the stress off your shoulders and help walk you through the adoption process, so call our office today.