Find Unplanned Pregnancy Help in Oregon
Your Oregon Unplanned Pregnancy Options
An unexpected pregnancy can be emotionally overwhelming. You should never feel like you’re going through it on your own, or without all the information you need to make a decision that’s right for you. You have three unplanned pregnancy options in Oregon:
Only you can know which of those three options is the right one for you, and while American Adoptions is only able to work with women choosing adoption in Oregon, we want all women to be supported, no matter what choice they feel is right for them.
You can call 1-800-ADOPTION to receive free adoption information with no obligation to choose adoption. You can also call to request information about all of your unplanned pregnancy options, not just adoption in Oregon.
The following information will help explain your three unplanned pregnancy options in Oregon, so you can make an informed decision that you can feel good about:
Parenting in Oregon
“Am I ready to be a parent?” is one of the first questions most women ask themselves when they learn about an unexpected pregnancy in Oregon. But there are different ways to be “ready.”
Are you mentally and emotionally ready to parent a child right now? If you’re unsure, speaking with a counselor near you in OR can be beneficial for examining your thoughts and feelings.
Are you financially ready to care for this child? Pregnancy and delivery in the U.S. costs about $8,800 on average, and raising that child (if you’re a middle-income married couple) is about $245,000 on average. Perhaps you feel emotionally and mentally ready to be a parent to this child, but not financially ready. If so, there are state-financed benefit programs in Oregon that can help support you and your child.
If you’re not medically insured, these tips can help keep the high costs of pregnancy and childbirth as low as possible.
For more information about pregnancy or parenting resources in Oregon, or if you’re still deciding between parenting vs adoption in OR, call 1-800-ADOPTION now.
Abortion in Oregon
If you’re considering abortion in Oregon as an unplanned pregnancy option, you should first make an appointment with your doctor. A medical professional will have to assess what stage you’re at in your pregnancy or if there are any medical risks in your situation that could potentially affect your ability to choose to undergo an abortion. The stage of your pregnancy will determine which options for abortion are possible for you.
If you’re further along in your pregnancy, you may not be able to choose abortion in Oregon as an unplanned pregnancy option, as most states will not perform abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Eighty-eight percent of all abortions in the U.S. occur through pill form within the first few weeks of pregnancy.
Call 1-800-ADOPTION, and we can give you information about all of your unplanned pregnancy options in Oregon, including abortion. Our counselors are available 24/7.
Adoption in Oregon
There are a lot of misconceptions and questions that surround adoption. These common myths make it difficult for women considering adoption in Oregon to know the facts of modern adoption.
The following are some common questions and concerns that pregnancy women thinking about adoption in OR have had and the answers to those questions:
“Does it cost money to place a child for adoption in Oregon? I couldn’t afford it.”
It’s 100 percent free to place a child for adoption in Oregon, and you may qualify for birth parent living expenses and adoption financial assistance to help with your finances during your pregnancy.
“I’d never be able to see my child again if I placed him/her for adoption, right?”
Nine out of ten birth parents choose to have an open adoption, so they see and talk to their child and their adoptive family as often as they feel comfortable with. The amount of communication you maintain after the adoption is completely your choice. There are no secrets in adoption anymore.
“Give my baby to strangers? I don’t think I can do that.”
You’re the one who chooses the adoptive parents, and you’re the one who chooses how much or how little you talk to them before, during and after the adoption. You can get to know each other in person, on the phone, through text, or in whatever way you both feel comfortable with.
“What if I don’t have anyone to support me through this? I don’t feel like my friends or family will be there for me.”
In addition to free health care, legal representation and counseling services, your American Adoptions specialist is there for you at every step of the way. They’re here to support you emotionally as well as educate you about all of your options throughout the adoption process. You’re never on your own.
You can learn more about choosing adoption as an unwanted pregnancy option in Oregon by calling 1-800-ADOPTION now, and you can receive judgement-free information on parenting, abortion and adoption in OR.
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