Here’s a personal, emotional post ..
26 weeks pregnant 🤰 And Single …
Not too many people talk about this ..but it happens ..quite often.
1 in 4 children under the age of 18 are being raised without a father. 4 out of 10 children are born to unwed mothers.
But what’s a girl to do ..feel ashamed .. conceal my bump ..
Maybe Wear a fake wedding band while pretending my “husband” is thrilled that I’m carrying his lil girl .. when inquiring minds ask (like my 80 year old patients)
No I’m pregnant and I’m Single..
did I plan this .. No
Is the father thrilled ..No quite the contrary
Am I going to doctors appointments and ultrasounds alone.. yes
However, I’m thrilled ..scared but thrilled . Being pregnant And carrying a child is a blessing and not every women can do it.
I have my days, I sometimes wake up in the middle of the night and think to myself what the hell was I thinking getting myself into this.
And, i have had people questioning me as why I did not decide to terminate it, since I’m not in the ideal situation. (Including the dad)
Is it tough ..of course
And a lot of times I act braver than I actually am.
But, it’s fine and it’s normal for my emotions to be all over the place .
But in a few months I’ll have a beautiful baby girl to hold, and nothing else will matter.