Getting Pregnancy Help is Easier Than You Might Think

by | Feb 13, 2015 | Birth Parent Blog

Young woman looking on laptop for help and support with her unplanned pregnancyDoes it seem like Google has made things even more complicated sometimes? In the old days, if you needed to find pregnancy help, you could simply go to the yellow pages, or ask some people at the local hospital for advice, and you’d end up with two or three people you could talk to about it.

Now all you have to do is Google “pregnancy” or “adoption,” and you end up with more pregnancy resources than you know what to do with! If it seems confusing and hard to figure out where to go for help with an adoption or an unplanned pregnancy, you aren’t alone.

Luckily, Lifetime Adoption has some great resources to help you decide what’s best for you, how to take care of yourself during pregnancy, and who you can trust at this vulnerable time in your life.

Lifetime Adoption

For women considering adoption, Lifetime Adoption is a great place to start. We’re the nation’s leader in domestic open and semi-option adoptions, and are accredited by the Better Business Bureau, and the state of Florida. What that means is that we have a lot of experience, and a great track record in helping women find great, loving families to care for their children.

Visit our website where you can find tons of information to help you decide whether adoption is a good choice for you, how to start the adoption process, and even where to get financial and housing assistance during your pregnancy. There are a lot of great answers to pregnancy questions on the Birth Mother Blog too, where you can find more detailed information about some of the issues you might be facing with your unplanned pregnancy.

Lifetime Foundation

The Lifetime Foundation website is a wonderful resource helping pregnant moms who have made the generous choice of adoption find scholarships and grants to help fund their education and future. Scholarship applications are easy to fill out, and you are eligible to use the funds at any of the colleges or universities in the 50 states in the U.S.

Choosing adoption is a way for you to move on with the life you planned, and a scholarship for education can help you do that.

Pregnancy Help Online

Helping with some of the more technical parts of being pregnant, Pregnancy Help Online has a lot of great resources for figuring out what’s going on with your body, and even has a great pregnancy calculator so you can narrow down when that baby might be coming.
Get help figuring out what you’re supposed to eat when you’re pregnant, what kind of pregnancy exercise is best, and what vitamins you should take to make a healthy baby are just some of the pregnancy questions you’ll find answers for to help you navigate through pregnancy.

So I Was Thinking About Adoption

Considering adoption can seem overwhelming. Luckily, this website spells out all your options and considerations clearly, and helps you look at the big picture before you make such a big decision.
Adoption can be a wonderful and loving choice for women who aren’t ready to have a baby, and finding all the answers to your questions in one place makes it easier to decide if choosing to place your child with a caring adoptive family is right for you. There’s also a really great book called So I was Thinking About Adoption… that you can get to make consuming all that information a little more portable and convenient. It’s even free to download!
Figuring out where to find all the pregnancy help you need is easy, if you know where to look. If you couldn’t find the information you were looking for here, or you have other questions you want to talk about with someone you can trust, call Lifetime Adoption at 800.923.6784 to have a confidential chat with a counselor who can help.

Heather Featherston

Written by Heather Featherston

As Vice President of Lifetime Adoption, Heather Featherston holds an MBA and is passionate about working with those facing adoption, pregnancy, and parenting issues. Heather has conducted training for birth parent advocates, spoken to professional groups, and has appeared on television and radio to discuss the multiple aspects of adoption. She has provided one-on-one support to women and hopeful adoptive parents working through adoption decisions.

Since 2002, she has been helping pregnant women and others in crisis to learn more about adoption. Heather also trains and speaks nationwide to pregnancy clinics to effectively meet the needs of women who want to explore adoption for their child. Today, she continues to address the concerns women have about adoption and supports the needs of women who choose adoption for their child.

As a published author of the book Called to Adoption, Featherston loves to see God’s hand at work every day as she helps children and families come together through adoption.

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