Unplanned pregnancies are common among Canadians of all ages; in fact, about half of pregnancies are unplanned.
Deciding whether to continue an unintended pregnancy can be stressful.
A person who is facing an unplanned pregnancy must choose what is best for their own unique circumstances.
It may be helpful to discuss options with:
- a health-care provider
- staff at the Planned Parenthood, Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Health Centre, St. John’s
- a family member or friend you can count on for non-judgmental listening and support.
It is important to have access to counseling and services to inform yourself about the options available.
You can choose from three options (listed in alphabetical order) and decide what is most comfortable for you:
Learning more about each option may help you in your decision. For more information visit Sex and U.
Services related to this information:
- Contact your Public Health Nurse
- 811 HealthLine (Newfoundland & Labrador) – Call 811 or 1-888-709-2929 / TTY 1-888-709-3555