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Out of sheer curiousity, how many of us soon-to-be moms actually planned our pregnancies? (I didnt)

As a second item for discussion, how did you react when you learned you were pregnant? (I was excited but knew the father wouldnt be, he clearly stated he never wanted children---with me or anyone else for that matter)

Third, for those who intend to keep their babies, why did you choose to carry the child to term rather than abort?

Heidi A. Durst

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I am not a soon-to be mom, but I thought I'd reply anyway.

I certainly did not plan on getting pregnant. My b/f and I had only been dating a month and a half when I found out I was 2 weeks pregnant.

I was in shock, happy, concerned, scared, hurt, sad, mad...pretty much every emotion you could imagine I had it. I had a very supportive b/f and family as well.

Lastly, I knew that I could not go through with an abortion. I'd known people that had it done and they regretted doing it. Not only for that reason, but for the most part, I was ready to accept the fact that we created this life, it wasn't fair to end it...even if it wasn't planned. At 17 when I was pregnant, not ready to give up my life (which to my surprise, didn't actually happen)I was still ready to commit to being a mom.
Everybody has different opinions, outlooks on things, I have a friend who is pregnant and debating what she should do, when all her life she was against abortions. Now that it's her, her views have changed.

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Im 17 years old and mom-to-be in november. However I didnt plan it at all but it just happen. How did i reacted? happy,scare, mad, insulted, ashame, and more list to go on. Even though my boyfriend is supportive and is a little happy about this kind of situation, we both love each other so much and couldn't live without each other. We are young, of course but you gotta deal with it. I have a supportive family on both side and they are anxious to have a newborn baby in the family as well. Im clueless of what else to say.. Im so proud to be a mom lol gonna be a mom lol .

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