For Men

Do you think she's pregnant?

You are not alone in this situation. The two of you can get through this. She needs you now more than ever.  It’s vitally important that you provide her with the support she needs --emotionally and physically. Here are some tips on how you do this.

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Talk with her and listen to her. Keep the lines of communication open between the two of you at all times. Continue to ask questions and engage in conversation if she will share with you.  You are a very important part of this journey.

Be there for her. She needs you now more than ever before.

Talk with the people who care. In addition to keeping the lines of communication open between the two of you, it’s important to discuss the situation with parents and others who’ll be directly affected. Keeping this a secret will only add to the stress – yours and hers.

Educate yourself and discuss your options.  You can do this by scheduling a nurse consultation with the Pregnancy Help Clinic.  This is a safe place to ask questions, share your concerns, and work through your next steps.

Be honest with her and yourself. Own and share at all times how you feel.  You may share many of the same concerns.  Remember that any decisions you make now will continue to affect the rest of your lives.

What Not To Do:

Do not put responsibility fully on your partner.  Both of you are responsible for this situation and you will need a to find a way to work together as you move forward.  

Don't stop communicating with her. Express your feelings and add your input whenever it’s needed.

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