First impressions matter. Consider and acknowledge her feelings.
First confirm the pregnancy with a medical grade pregnancy test and ultrasound provided by Mend. Then learn about all the options available so you can have an informed and constructive opinion.
You are in this together. Express your opinion and let her know that you are there for her. Don’t force her into a decision.
Show support by going with her to Mend. As she has her appointment, you can meet with a man to discuss your concerns and get answers to your questions. You can call our office ahead of time to ensure there will be a male advocate during your appointment.
Before making a choice, it is important for her to confirm her pregnancy with a medical grade pregnancy test and an ultrasound. 25% of early pregnancies end in miscarriage on their own. It can be dangerous to take medication before confirming a pregnancy is progressing normally and determining the gestational age. Encourage her to make an appointment for free services and information at Mend.
If you can, offer to go along with her. Let her know she is not alone.
Minors have rights to our free and confidential services.
Women under 18 do not have to have an adult or guardian with them to get care and support.