Unwanted pregnancies can happen at any time. And usually when it’s a super difficult time for you too. But when are unplanned pregnancies ever easy? That being said, it can be super easy to panic in a time like this. And that’s okay! Take your moment. But after your moment, it’s time to make a decision. Discover what choices lie before you with your unwanted pregnancy from our Baton Rouge adoption agency.

Your Choices

Many expectant mothers feel as if they have no other choice. But that’s not the case. Don’t let anyone else make you feel like the choice is not yours. You have the bodily autonomy to make that decision for yourself, and we are here to help you make whatever decision is best for you. Take a look at some of the decisions you can make and consider some of the questions you need to ask yourself.


Ask yourself—can you afford this child right now? Are you in the right emotional state to take on another person? If you are unable to care for a child right now, could you handle them possibly being taken away to foster care? Do you have a support system? These are all hard questions that you need to ask yourself because sometimes parenting can be a hard choice.


Do you have an emotional support system available? Do your religious or spiritual beliefs make you question this possibility? Would you possibly regret this decision later? Is it possible to make this decision in my area? Are there current laws making this difficult? As a hot topic right now, it might be difficult to achieve this if it is what you choose. It may be beneficial to research the laws in your area and seek out emotional support.


While it may seem like the easiest choice to some, there are still some questions you should ask yourself. For example—can you part with this child? Will you be able to choose the child’s family? Will you be able to receive support emotionally, financially, and medically? What about the child’s new family? Are they someone that you can trust to raise a well-adjusted child? These are all important questions. And we’re sure you have more. Thankfully, if you have an unwanted pregnancy, our Baton Rouge adoption agency is here to help you. 

Choosing Adoption

If you choose adoption, St. Elizabeth Foundation is able to help you. All you have to do is begin our process for expectant mothers.

After you reach out to us, one of our counselors will meet with you to discuss your options. And, if you choose adoption, we can begin making an adoption plan! This also means that you get to choose the family for your child. Because we use a thorough screening process, we can provide a variety of safe and secure options for you to choose from. 

But that’s not the only choice you make. We want you to be in control every step of the way. And we’ll be there to support you every step of the way as well. Our team is here to provide pregnancy assistance to help with your living, medical, legal, and counseling needs. 

Speaking of choice, you can also make the decisions you feel comfortable with when it comes to planning the birth of your baby. No matter if you choose an open, closed, or semi-open adoption—we’re here after the fact. That’s also why we offer post-placement counseling to ensure that you’re okay emotionally. If you have more questions about what we can do for you, feel free to give us a call.

Have an Unwanted Pregnancy? Contact Our Baton Rouge Agency

Ready to begin with St. Elizabeth Foundation? If you’re going through an unwanted pregnancy, our Baton Rouge agency is here to help. Just get in contact with us by calling 225-769-8888 or emailing info@stelizabethfoundation.or. We look forward to helping you make the best decision for you.