The thought of telling your partner you’re pregnant can certainly bring a rush of emotion. If this was an unexpected pregnancy, sharing the news can be particularly nerve-wracking. You may be wondering how to bring up the discussion, where to tell him, and what to say. Below are a few suggestions on how to tell… Read More
3 Signs You Might Be Pregnant (and how to know for sure).
1. You’re still waiting on your period. It doesn’t hit you until you randomly notice the date on your phone, but you’re pretty sure its been more than a month since your last period. No worries! There are a few reasons your body… Read More
Home pregnancy tests can be expensive and, occasionally, unreliable, especially if they are expired. Even more, standing in front of the dozens of different brands of tests at the pharmacy, how do you know which one is the right one for you?
An unexpected pregnancy isn’t what you wanted, and now you aren’t sure how to face the future. It’s really hard to get past the anxiety when something so big is looming just ahead. But you’re stronger than you realize right now, and you WILL be able to handle this. During all the uncertainty, there’s a… Read More
Sometimes you might feel just a little bit “off.” Or maybe it’s your intuition that’s kicking in. It might be because —oops!— you forgot to use contraception. Whatever the case, there are times that you might be wondering, “Are there pregnancy symptoms before a missed period?” If you are worried that you are pregnant, and… Read More
While most television pregnancy discoveries are marked by a sudden and inconvenient bout of morning sickness or a missed menstrual period, outside of Hollywood, pregnancies can be much more circumspect. You may have never had a consistent period, or you are afraid to take a pregnancy test for fear of what the answer may be… Read More
You have hopes and dreams for your life, and you have goals you want to reach. Being pregnant wasn’t part of your plans, and now you’re bombarded with unwelcome emotions of fear and anxiety about what to do next. How do you communicate with your partner during an unplanned pregnancy? First, know you aren’t alone…. Read More
When you discover you’re unexpectedly pregnant, it can feel like you’re on a runaway train. Your emotions are high, and you feel out of control. Take a deep breath, and let’s talk about dealing with an unexpected pregnancy. Take One Step at a Time It’s too overwhelming to try to think about every scenario at… Read More
Each year, more than 2.8 million women find themselves unexpectedly pregnant. These women might have some difficult decisions to face as they learn more about their options. While the “abortion pill,” (a medication-induced abortion) can seem like the simplest and most inexpensive way to end an unwanted pregnancy, this medication carries some serious physical and emotional… Read More
When you’ve missed your period and don’t want to be pregnant, it seems like the whole world comes crashing down on you. This could change the path you’ve chosen for yourself and it’s normal to have a rush of emotions. Did you know there are reasons for a missed period, other than pregnancy? At Thrive… Read More
You’ve taken the home pregnancy test and watched the result come back positive. This isn’t what you planned. What now? An unexpected pregnancy is an experience so many women share, yet most feel very alone when they read the result. Your stomach might have felt like it dropped to the floor. Life might not seem… Read More
When you’re worried that you might be pregnant, it’s easy to let panic and fear take over. This is normal. Anxiety should be expected, but don’t let it rule you. Sure, it’s scary, but set that aside for a few minutes and consider the signs of pregnancy. Common Early Signs of Pregnancy According to Mayo… Read More