Are you in Ripley, WV and suspect you’re pregnant? Do you feel like you are too young to have a baby, and not sure where to go from here?
You are not alone. You are not the first to experience the fear of being pregnant and yet feel too young to take on that responsibility. Cross Roads has helped many women just like you, and we want to help you too.
Abortion is often touted as the best solution to pregnancy in youth; it is advertised as an easy procedure with no ill side-effects, claiming it can help you go on with your life as though you were never pregnant at all. But like all things advertised, things are not always as simple as those selling would like them to seem. Abortion is neither simple, nor side-effect free, it comes with emotional and physical consequences, and it is a decision that is no more simple than pregnancy is. The good news is, it isn’t your only option. You have a wealth of choices to pick from, and you can take your time in choosing. There is no rush, you don’t have to decide anything today.
Pregnancy can feel scary, especially if it is unplanned and you are still in your teen years. It can seem impossible, maybe even embarrassing. You may feel like you have no one you can turn to. We want you to know that you are not alone, we want to help. You can come in for a free pregnancy test, and if you qualify, a free ultrasound and nurse consultation. You can speak confidentially with our compassionate staff and volunteers. We are a safe environment where you can ask all your questions, express your fears, and find the best choice for your future, without condemnation. Call, text, or come in today. You can come alone, or bring a trusted friend.