How Am I Feeling?

Are you happy? Angry? Scared? Indifferent? Confident? Lonely?  Or just too mixed up to even know?  Don’t worry. This is normal. You are just reacting to the shock of your situation if this is an unplanned pregnancy. Before you can make a healthy choice about what to do, you need to have an understanding of the feelings you are experiencing. A sound decision can not be made solely on your emotions. A lot of times your head might tell you one thing, but your heart feels another. At Birthright, we can help you connect to your feelings so that you can understand them and think rationally during an unplanned or crisis pregnancy.

Here are some common feelings you may have:

  • Disappointed or angry
  • Rejected or hurt
  • Feeling like a Failure
  • Guilty or ashamed
  • Happy
  • Scared
  • Overwhelmed
  • Confused
  • Anxious or panicked
  • Embarrassed
  • Trapped
  • Strong
  • Peaceful
  • Uncertain

If you feel any of these emotions regarding your pregnancy, please contact a Birthright counselor so that we can listen to your story.

Birthright Counseling St. Louis is a non-profit agency supported by tax deductible donations, dedicated volunteers and professionals. Birthright does not receive any funding from the State or Federal Government.  Donors may qualify for the Missouri Pregnancy Resource Center Tax Credit, which provides a tax credit equal to 50% of your donation for donations of $100.00 or more.


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