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Parents of Pregnant Teens #3 – Helping Your Teenager Make a Decision for her Pregnancy

Parents of Pregnant Teens #3 – Helping Your Teenager Make a Decision for her Pregnancy

If you just found out that your teen daughter is pregnant, ultimately, the decision of what do with the pregnancy is in your daughter’s hands. This may be hard to swallow.

After 14+ years of raising her, you probably know her pretty well (though she might deny it). This means that you will be able to help her sort through her options while knowing a little better than a counselor about her hopes, dreams, morals, and desires.

How does she feel about being a teen mom? Adoption? Abortion? Hear her out, and of course, you can insert your opinion too and explain your reasoning. You might help her realize things she hadn’t even considered. But make sure you really hear her out before you give her any input. read more

Adoption as a Parenting Plan

Adoption as a Parenting Plan

Are you considering adoption as a parenting plan?  At ACPC, we not here to persuade you in one direction or another.  We believe the most important service we can provide is to act a as a resource, helping you discover all of your options and access the facts you need to make the best decision for you.

Investigating adoption is a mature and responsible idea, no matter what your final decision turns out to be.   The good thing is that you can take your time because exploring adoption requires no commitments.  In most states adoption cannot be legally finalized until after the baby is born.  Birth parents get to be in control of the adoption plan they make and usually choose between three types of adoption: open, partially open, and confidential. read more