What are my options?

If you are pregnant, there are three courses of action that you can consider – ParentingAdoption or Abortion. Each option involves different challenges. It is normal to feel unsure about which decision might be the best for you. Make sure you take time to think about what you will do. Don’t let anyone pressure you or rush you. Having accurate information will help you make the best decision possible. Our trained female support workers will help you with this process in a completely confidential, supportive and non-judgemental environment.

Could I raise the baby?

If you are considering parenting you may have many questions such as: 

How can I tell my parents or partner that I’m pregnant?
How will I be able to support myself if I choose to raise my baby?
Can I still go to school if I parent?
What supports are available to help me if I parent?
Where can I get information about pregnancy, delivery and caring for a child?

Parenting is not easy, but it can be very rewarding. There are more resources and supports to help you than most people realize! Becoming a parent may change the timing of when you reach your goals, but it doesn’t mean that you cannot still pursue your dreams. We can provide you with the information you need. Call or email us to make an appointment. We’d love to speak with you!  (705) 784-0647 

I think I need an abortion.

There are many different views and perspectives regarding abortion.  Some women believe abortion is their best and only option, others are unsure about it. Sometimes women feel pressured by others to consider abortion. We are here to help you sort through your thoughts, feelings and questions. Our trained support workers are available to discuss with you any questions you may have regarding having an abortion, barriers to continuing a pregnancy, risks associated with abortion, and alternatives to abortion.

There are many things to consider.  These are some of the questions many women have:

Will an abortion procedure hurt?

Do I know how far I am in my pregnancy? 

What do I know about pregnancy development? 

Some women experience emotional difficulty in future pregnancies when they find out about the prenatal or fetal development of a pregnancy that was terminated. Take the time you need to learn more about pregnancy development.

Do I know whom to call if I have complications after the procedure?

What are my rights as a patient?

It’s important for you to determine what is best for you, now and in the future.  It’s vital to get all the information you can to help you make your decision.  You have a right to get all the facts. Take the time you need to equip yourself to make your best decision.

We are here to help you understand all of your options so that you can make an informed decision. It is your pregnancy, your right to know, and your decision.  We are committed to providing you with caring emotional support no matter what you decide. Please contact us if you’d like to discuss your options further. Call to make an appointment with us. We care about you! (705) 784-0647 Take the time to be informed before you make your decision. We provide accurate information on all options; we do not provide abortion referrals.

Adoption

If you are not in a position to parent your child right now, you may have many questions about adoption.

What is the difference between “open” and “closed” adoption?
Can I choose the family that I would like to place my baby with?
Can I have contact with my child after he/she is adopted?
What if I place my baby for adoption and change my mind?
How can I know my child will be happy later in life?

In a private appointment you can find the information you need. The decision to place your child for adoption can be made anytime during your pregnancy or even after your baby is born. Planning an adoption for your child can be emotionally difficult. We provide you with support throughout the entire adoption journey and after your baby is placed for adoption. Our services are strictly confidential and free of charge. We provide support to you throughout your decision-making process in a caring and non-judgmental environment. Below is a video highlighting an Open Adoption.