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Pregnancy

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Positive pregnancy testUnplanned pregnancy can be a stressful and confusing time for a young woman and her partner, particularly if they are studying at university.

Signs and symptoms of pregnancy include a missed or late period, sore breasts, feeling nauseous or tired and needing to urinate frequently. 

If you think you may be pregnant, you should take a pregnancy test. You can get tested at a medical centre or sexual health clinic or buy a home pregnancy testing kit from your local pharmacy or supermarket. 


I'm pregnant - what should I do?

If you are pregnant, you have several options available to you. It is best to make an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible to discuss these alternatives and make a decision that's right for you.

You can discuss the following options with your doctor: 

  • Have an abortion to end the pregnancy
  • Continue with the pregnancy and become a parent
  • Continue with the pregnancy and consider adoption for the baby

Getting help

There are many services available to support you through an unplanned pregnancy and to help you make a decision: