URIDU Health Family Work

What should I do if I get pregnant and did not plan to?

You may be pregnant if you had sex and your monthly bleeding is late, your breasts hurt, you pass urine often or you feel like vomiting. See a health worker or midwife as soon as you can to find out for sure if you are pregnant.

Many young girls get pregnant when they did not want to. Some of them are able to get the support they need from family and friends. For others, it is not so easy.

If you are feeling trapped by a pregnancy you did not plan and you want to end the pregnancy, please be careful in the decisions you make. Talk to someone older who you trust. Your life is too valuable to lose. All over the world, girls and women die from trying to end pregnancies in dangerous ways. There are safe ways to end a pregnancy.