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Unplanned pregnancy? Find out about your options from a helpline in Iowa, United States.

Unplanned pregnancies are more common than you may think. Being responsible for what happens next can feel overwhelming and isolating. If you're struggling with the following, there are 5 hotlines in Iowa, United States you can contact for support.

  • A fear of being judged if you try to talk about the pregnancy and your options.
  • Feeling indecisive and like there is no ideal solution.
  • Feeling low and depressed.
  • Anger directed toward yourself or your partner for the pregnancy.
  • Feeling concerned about whether you and your partner/the father could co-parent.
  • Feeling anxious about going through with the pregnancy and giving birth.
  • Strong feelings of guilt and shame about wanting to end the pregnancy.
  • Being unsure of how to tell your partner or your family, or whether you should.

It's normal to feel many different, conflicting emotions as you figure out what to do next. It's just as normal to have made up your mind easily and to feel at peace with your choice. However you're feeling is valid.

Talking to someone about your experience can help you make sense of complex feelings. Helpline counselors and volunteers in Iowa, United States are trained to support people in an emotional crisis. They will offer a safe, judgement-free space for you to express yourself openly. They can also help you explore your options without pushing you in a certain direction.


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