Pregnancy Issues and Resources
Below we answer some of the most frequently asked questions and then proceed with pregnancy tests, pregnancy symptoms, and stages of pregnancy, prenatal care, hospital selection and much more.
We can help you whether you are planning to raise your child yourself or are thinking of placing a child for adoption. We are available every day of the week. As a not-for-profit agency there is never any cost or obligation to a you for our help.
Pregnancy Q and A's addresses some of the most common questions pregnant woman and birth mothers call us about.
The most common early sign of pregnancy is missing your period. Other symptoms include feeling lightheaded, dizzy, or faint and experiencing morning sickness. Click on the link for symptoms of pregnancy.
Pregnancy is commonly divided into three stages or trimesters: the 1st trimester is based on the baby's gestational age from weeks 0-12; the 2nd trimester is from weeks 13-26; and the 3rd trimester is from week 27 until the end of the pregnancy (approximately 40 weeks). This link will explain each of the stages of pregnancy.
Prenatal care should be started as soon as possible. It can assure you that you and your baby are as healthy as possible. It is important to take the time to educate yourself about prenatal care and how it can positively affect you and your baby.
Although you may not be able to control everything that happens to you during your labor and the birth of your baby, a birth plan can play a decisive role in the decisions that are made about your body and your baby.
If you are pregnant and don't know where to turn to actually start prenatal care or you don't know how you can afford it, call your local hospital and you can always contact us at 1(800)943-0400 or you can email me, Dr. Berger, at Adoption Services so that we can help you. Please visit the link "Ways we can help you".
Adoption Services is a fully licensed non-profit adoption agency that helps birth mothers living in any state in the U.S.
We Can Help a Birth Mother Living in Any State
We are licensed in multiple states and are able to help a birth mother, birth father, and adopting family living in any of the 50 U.S. states.