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Here are the resources we found for teenage pregnancy for young people:
Help, I’m Pregnant!
Olga joins Childline to talk about her experience of getting pregnant and having a baby at 15. She talks about taking a pregnancy test, talking to a doctor, making a decision about abortion, adoption or keeping the child, telling the father, meeting up with other people in a similar situation and what to do if you need support.
Trapped: a Story about Teen Pregnancy
Laura finds herself in an unplanned pregnancy, facing a life-changing decisions. Overwhelmed by the enormity of her circumstances, she feels trapped. Abortion, parenting, adoption…None of the options sound good to her. Follow Laura’s journey as she finds help and hope at a pregnancy centre in her community.
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An abortion involves the ending of a pregnancy through medical intervention. This webpage from The Children’s Society contains information on what an abortion is, some facts about abortion, and support if you are thinking about having an abortion.
A miscarriage usually occurs within the first 23 weeks of a pregnancy. A miscarriage at any stage of a pregnancy can be a distressing experience. A miscarriage is an involuntary physical process, and once a miscarriage begins it is impossible to stop it. This webpage from The Children’s Society contains information on symptoms of miscarriage, what causes a miscarriage, less common reasons for miscarriage and some tips to help if you are experiencing or have experienced a miscarriage.
Abortion means choosing to end a pregnancy. It’s important to know your rights and to talk to someone you trust if you’re thinking about ending your pregnancy. On this page you will find information on your rights across the UK, getting help with decisions and getting confidential advice.
Lots of girls worry they might be pregnant or what to do if they are pregnant but Childline is here to help. Find out how to check if you’re pregnant, what your options are and what to do if you’re girlfriend is pregnant. On this page, you can find information about signs of pregnancy, deciding what to do, worries about pregnancy, what to do if your girlfriend is pregnant and losing a baby.
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I’m pregnant and don’t know what to do
You will have been thinking a great deal about this, knowing that you only having a short time to take action, with all the options available, and wondering what effect this will have on you. You will need to make an informed choice and you will need support to make the right choice for you. This message will help you decide the right way forward.