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33 Weeks Pregnant and Scared of Being a Mom

You're 33 weeks pregnant and scared, and there’s a lot of uncertainty around that. The thought of becoming a mom might be overwhelming, especially if it wasn't part of your plans. Ranging from anxiety to doubt, you’re likely going through some complex emotions. That’s why we are here for you right now. You are not alone.

Your emotions are valid, and finding the right support for your next steps is incredibly important. We can be that support for you. Choosing adoption is one of your options, and we’ll provide everything you need — from financial assistance to free, 24/7 counseling services. To get more free information about pregnancy options now, contact us online today.

What to Do When 33 Weeks Pregnant and Scared of Being a Mom

It’s OK to be pregnant and scared of your life changing. Many people feel unsure about starting this new chapter, regardless of whether the pregnancy was planned or unplanned. Being a mother might feel daunting and overwhelming, so it’s crucial to explore your feelings and find the support that you need.

We’ll help you address these emotions openly and honestly. Through our free, 24/7 counseling services, you can get all the guidance and resources that you deserve. We know that this can feel like a difficult time, and that’s why we’ll always be here for you whenever you need us most.

I’m Pregnant and Scared; What Are My Options?

If you’re pregnant but don’t want to be a mom, then there is another option available to you that doesn’t involve parenting: adoption. Adoption can give you the best of both worlds. Not only does it give your child a loving family and a bright future, but it also addresses your own needs and allows you to create a new life for yourself.

If you’re leaning toward parenthood, then these resources could be beneficial for you:

American Adoptions is here to support you through this process. As a full-service, national adoption agency, we can complete every step of your adoption process under one roof. That includes helping you:

  • Choose the perfect adoptive family for your child
  • Create an adoption plan that outlines all your needs and preferences
  • Sign the adoption paperwork by coordinating legal services

If you’re 33 weeks pregnant and scared of being a mom, then adoption is always an option. Get started on this beautiful journey today when you contact us online.

Choosing Adoption When I Don’t Want to Be a Mom But I’m Pregnant

We understand the complexity of your situation. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing you with the free, comprehensive support you need during this uncertain time. You may be pregnant and scared, but you don't have to face this journey alone.

Also, choosing adoption doesn't mean you're giving up. “Giving a baby up” is a common, widespread phrase when it comes to adoption, but it couldn’t be more inaccurate. Instead, adoption means you're making a brave and selfless choice for your child's future. You are giving them the gift of a chance at the best life possible.

To help you complete this beautiful journey, we're here to empower your choice by offering guidance and compassion. If you’re pregnant but don’t want to be a mom, then we can always help you complete the adoption process.

Start Your Adoption Journey Today

As you navigate the path ahead, remember that your feelings are valid, and adoption is an option that can provide your child with a loving and stable family.

Being 33 weeks pregnant and scared of being a mom is a complex situation, but you don't have to face it alone. Prioritizing your mental health, seeking comprehensive support and exploring your options can empower you to make the choice that aligns with all your needs and preferences.

We are always here to offer the resources you need on your path toward making the best decision for yourself and your child. Remember, your feelings are valid, and you have the strength to create a positive path forward. If you’re ready to start your adoption journey today, then fill out our online contact form to get more adoption information now. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is American Adoptions the right adoption agency choice for many birth mothers?

American Adoptions is one of the largest licensed adoption agencies in the United States. Each year, we work with thousands of women who are facing an unplanned pregnancy and offer assistance to these women. Our large, caring staff is able to assist you seven days a week and provide you with one-on-one counseling about your pregnancy and available options.

You should choose an adoption agency where you feel completely comfortable with their services and staff. With American Adoptions, you will work with an Adoption Specialist who is on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Adoption Specialist will be your advocate and will provide support and guidance as you create an adoption plan that is right for you.

How will the family tell my child about me and the adoption when my child is older?

Each family has their own style of introducing adoption to the child. When you are matched with an adoptive family, you can ask them this question. If you would like your Adoption Specialist to discuss it for you, just let her know. He or she can share your wishes or provide good ideas from other adoptive families.

You will also be able to share what you want your baby to know about you. You can complete a keepsake booklet to share hobbies, stories, photos of you and your family and a letter to your baby. The adoptive family can provide this to your child as he or she grows older. Be as creative as you like! Some birth mothers have even knitted a special blanket as a gift to their baby or given a similar symbol of their love.

The father of your baby can fill out the birth father's keepsake booklet or write a letter too. You may have other family members who would also like to share photos or a letter to the baby. This is your opportunity to pass on your and your family's love and to share your personality, history and reasons for choosing adoption. The adoptive family will treasure whatever information you provide and will share it with the baby at an appropriate age. In most adoptive homes, the word adoption is in the child's vocabulary early on, and adoption is celebrated in their lives.

Additional Resources

Teen Pregnancy - Information for Young Women

While not every woman who chooses adoption is a young mother, many are. Through adoption, many young women have found an ability to give their babies the best life possible, while finding the opportunity to realize their own dreams, as well. Call American Adoptions today at 1-800-ADOPTION.

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