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TEEN AND PREGNANT

JOURNEY AS A PREGNANT TEEN

By Shantall AddisonPublished about a year ago 3 min read
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Being a teenager is a difficult time for anyone. But for seventeen-year-old Lily, it was particularly challenging. She found out she was pregnant just before the start of her senior year of high school.

Lily had always been a good student, and she had big plans for her future. She was hoping to go to college and become a nurse. But now that she was pregnant, everything seemed to be up in the air.

Lily's parents were disappointed and worried when they found out. They had always encouraged her to focus on her education and to wait until she was older to start a family. But now that she was pregnant, they knew they had to be supportive and help her make the best decisions for her future.

Lily's boyfriend, Alex, was also shocked when he found out. He was only a year older than Lily, and they had been dating for about six months. He wanted to support Lily, but he didn't know how to be a good partner and a good father all at once.

At school, Lily felt like everyone was staring at her. She was self-conscious about her changing body, and she didn't know how to explain to her classmates what was going on. She felt like she was the only one going through this experience, and she felt isolated and alone.

Lily started going to a support group for teen mothers. It was a safe space where she could talk to other girls who were going through the same thing. She learned about resources for pregnant teens, like prenatal care and parenting classes, and she started to feel more confident about her ability to be a good mother.

But Lily still had a lot of tough decisions to make. She had to decide whether to keep the baby, put it up for adoption, or have an abortion. She knew that whatever decision she made would have a big impact on her life and her future.

Lily talked to her parents, Alex, and her support group about her options. She weighed the pros and cons of each choice and tried to imagine what her life would be like in each scenario.

In the end, Lily decided to keep the baby. She knew it would be hard, but she felt like it was the right decision for her. She wanted to give her child the best life possible, and she was willing to work hard to make that happen.

Lily's pregnancy wasn't easy. She struggled with morning sickness and fatigue, and she had to miss a lot of school because of doctor's appointments. But she also felt a sense of purpose and determination. She was growing a human being inside of her, and that was an incredible feeling.

Lily gave birth to a healthy baby girl in the middle of her senior year of high school. It was a difficult time, but also a joyous one. Lily's parents and Alex were there to support her every step of the way, and they all fell in love with the new addition to their family.

After Lily's daughter was born, she had to balance schoolwork, parenting, and a part-time job. It was a lot to handle, but she was determined to graduate from high school and go to college. She leaned on her support network, and they helped her navigate the challenges of being a teen mother.

Lily's life wasn't what she had expected it to be when she was younger. She didn't go to college right after high school, and she had to put her dreams of becoming a nurse on hold. But she was still able to accomplish a lot. She graduated from high school on time, and she started taking classes at a local community college. She was a devoted mother to her daughter, and she found joy in watching her grow and learn.

Being a teen and pregnant was one of the toughest challenges Lily had ever faced. But she also learned a lot from her experience.

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About the Creator

Shantall Addison

Hi there! My name is Shantall and I'm a freelance writer. I have been pursuing my passion in storytelling for sometime now . I specialize in writing about travel and fictional stories, I hope you find my work fun, interesting and exciting.

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Nice work

Very well written. Keep up the good work!

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    Niche topic & fresh perspectives

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  • Shantall Addison (Author)about a year ago

    Thank you.

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