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Unwanted Pregnancies on the Rise in America

A new study shows that about 4 out of every 10 pregnancies were either unwanted or poorly timed. The study included 29 states and made a few other surprising revelations. The number of unwanted pregnancies in America is much higher than that of other developed nations. Some suggest that this could in part be attributed to the vast number of TV shows and movies that portray young people involved in an active sex life or even promiscuity.

The study showed that southern states have a much higher rate of unwanted pregnancies than other places. Mississippi was the highest and New Hampshire was the lowest with only 36 out of every 1,000 pregnancies classified as unwanted or mistimed. The age group of the women surveyed was 15 to 44 years old.

Researchers noted that although having a baby is one of the most serious decisions most women must ever make, there seemed to be a disconnect in careful planning for the event. They also found a very strong denial factor. Many of the women simply felt it could not or would not happen to them so they didn’t do anything to prevent the pregnancy. It has been suggested that we often plan things like family vacations more thoroughly than we do pregnancy.

Heart to Heart Adoption Utah has been helping birth mothers for years make a good sound decision about giving life to her baby. It’s not only a choice that you can feel good about but it’s also a choice that brings great joy into the lives of a loving family. Heart to Heart will take care of all your needs while you are pregnant. You’ll get great medical care, housing assistance, counseling and emotional support so that you can enjoy this time in your life. You will live rent free in a lovely apartment in Salt Lake City and all needs will be met. Take that time to plan your future. Make some new friends.

Make a positive choice that you can feel good about. Give your child the gift of a beautiful future with a loving family. The staff at Heart to Heart Adoptions will be there for you no matter what you need. You’ll get counseling, support and help from the caring people at Heart to Heart Adoption Agency Utah.

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