In honor of National Sanctity of Life Sunday, I have 6 encouragements for the Christian facing an unexpected pregnancy. I was 19 when I found out I was pregnant and I could not find any biblical resources on this topic. Here's what I wished I knew: 1. Fight for joy.There are going to be days when joy doesn't come easily. Pregnancy can be hard, it's uncomfortable, unglamorous, and a lot of times gross. I think especially when you have not made the choice to be pregnant every little…
Whether you planned your pregnancy or were taken by surprise, Tracy Moore, Jezebel contributor and author of Oops! How to Rock the Mother of All Surprises, has advice that you'll find both helpful and hilarious!
"I know that there are women out there who struggle with infertility and there are women who are so blessed to get pregnant at the drop of the hat. I'm glad I've been able to experience both because it's helped me realize that we can't judge each other based our trials or our blessings. It's different for each person and you have to let people feel whatever feelings they have about their situation."
Finding out you're pregnancy when you're not expecting it to happen is really hard. The crazy whirlwind of emotions, the planning that is stressing you out, the the changes you and your body are going to go through. Click through to learn my tips and tricks on how to handle an unexpected pregnancy when you aren't yet ready. Spend that unplanned pregnancy planning for the baby the best you can!
How I Coped With an Unexpected Pregnancy #theeverygirl "Women who aren’t amped up about the possibility or reality of motherhood aren’t quite worthy enough for the privilege of parenting. And so women are left to wallow in a place where they aren’t allowed to be ambivalent when it comes to motherhood and parenting; society makes little space for mixed feelings during pregnancy."