Get Unplanned Pregnancy Help in Rhode Island
Your Rhode Island Pregnancy Options
If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy in Rhode Island, you will have three options available to you:
Parenting in Rhode Island
Abortion in Rhode Island
American Adoptions primarily works with expectant mothers who are considering the last option. But, we fully respect a woman’s right to choose. Your options for dealing with unplanned pregnancy in Rhode Island are completely up to you. No one else can, or should, make this decision.
Please call 1-800-ADOPTION at any time if you are wondering, “What are my options if I’m pregnant?”
The Facts about Parenting in Rhode Island
Parenting is one of your alternative pregnancy options in Rhode Island, one that you will likely consider before an adoption in Rhode Island. However, because it is a life-long investment of your emotional and physical health, you will want to feel confident in your choice. It is important to ask yourself first, “Am I ready to be a parent?”
Below are some of the facts related to parenting in Rhode Island:
The average cost for a vaginal delivery is $5,000, compared to around $8,000 for a C-section in Rhode Island. Raising a child to adulthood can cost upwards of $233, 610 according to the department of agriculture.
Rlte Care is Rhodes Island’s Medicaid program, and is a service that can help eligible pregnant women with health insurance coverage.
The Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) can help subsidize the cost of parenting for residents of Rhode Island. This program does have certain eligibility requirements.
Cost is not the only factor to consider when it comes to parenting, but it will have a significant impact when you are looking at all of your options for pregnancy Rhode Island. If you are considering parenting, it’s a good idea to start talking with your family, neighbors, or a trusted friend that has parenting experience for some advice. Your support system will be able teach you what it means to be a great parent and role model. Even though American Adoptions primarily works with pregnant women that are considering adoption, you can still call 1-800-ADOPTION at any time to learn more about your unplanned pregnancy options in Rhode Island, including parenting.
Choosing Abortion or Keeping your Baby in Rhode Island
Abortion is one of your early pregnancy options in Rhode Island. There are, unfortunately, many restrictions against abortion for women facing an unwanted pregnancy, even to this day. Some woman may be unable to receive an abortion in their state and will have to travel to another state for the procedure.
In 2014, about 3,500 abortions were performed in Rhode Island. Before you start taking the steps for an abortion, you should speak with your doctor. They will be able to give you the resources and guidance you need during this difficult time.
Residents of Rhode Island will experience some restrictions in regards to abortion, such as:
If you are a minor, at least one of your parents must consent to the abortion
Abortion is covered by insurance for public employees only in extreme cases
You may only receive public funding for an abortion in extreme cases
There are many reasons why a woman would desire to have an abortion, and all of them are valid. Some of these reasons can include:
It’s just not the right time have another child
They may feel unsure of their ability to parent, but can’t imagine going through with adoption
They could lack a strong support system and have no one to turn to in case of an emergency
They might not have the means to pay for pregnancy expenses.
Abortion is just one of your pregnancy options in Rhode Island. It is important to consider all of the facts if you are wondering how to decide to keep a baby or not. Even if you choose not to pursue adoption, having an abortion can take an emotional toll on you. If you are considering an abortion, our agency can help find the resources you need. To speak with an adoption counselor, please call 1-800-ADOPTION with no obligation to choose adoption.
How to know if adoption is right for me?
There are many reasons why a woman chooses adoption. Some women find they are pregnant but not ready for another baby due to financial and emotional strain. Other women may not know what to do if they’re not ready to be a parent in Rhode Island. It’s normal to have these thoughts about an unexpected pregnancy. Adoption is just one of your options if you are pregnant, and it may be the best choice for you.
Choosing adoption over pregnancy is never easy, and there is not one solution when it comes to how to decide whether to keep a baby. But, our agency can give you some information about adoption in Rhode Island to help you make a fully informed decision. Here are the facts if you are considering adoption instead of keeping the baby in Rhode Island.
Expectant mothers often wonder, “Which is more expensive, pregnancy or adoption?” The good news is that not only is adoption free for you — you may also qualify for financial assistance to cover your adoption and pregnancy-related expenses.
If you want to have a relationship with your child after the adoption, it’s more than possible with an open adoption. This way, you can still be in your child’s life in whatever way you feel comfortable.
If you’re worried about coping after the adoption, you should know that our 24/7 counseling service is provided to you at no cost. You will also have free legal representation and additional medical expenses provided to you.
We know that adoption may not be the best choice for you and your unborn child. If you would like to learn more about your options for pregnancy in Rhode Island, please call 1-800-ADOPTION for free information at absolutely no obligation to choose adoption. It is also completely confidential, so you can remain anonymous if you have any questions.
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