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Deciding to Have Children

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Having children is a choice.

If you become pregnant you can decide if you want to continue the pregnancy or not.

Deciding to become a parent is a big decision.

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People need to think about a lot of things when making this decision.

You would need to plan where to live, how to manage money, how you will care for a child, and what support you would have.

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It is not always easy to become pregnant. There are people who can discuss pregnancy options with you. Other options include adopting or fostering a child. You do not have to be in a relationship to access these options.

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Page last updated: January 30, 2024