For Men

So you think she might be pregnant?

Here’s some quick advice that may benefit you.

The Do’s

Listen. The situation involves more than just you.
Stay calm. She needs your support now more than ever.
Talk about it. Not only with each other, but prepare to talk with parents and others close to the situation. Hiding the news from people who can genuinely help you only increases the stress.
Gather all the facts. Get all the information and seek wise counsel so you can make the best decision for both of you.
Express yourself honestly. It’s normal to have feelings of anger, frustration and fear. But make sure she knows she is not alone.

The Don’ts

Don’t bail. The more you run from this, the harder it becomes to think and act clearly.
Don’t pressure her. Applying pressure will only push her away. You will do well to work together as a team.
Don’t forget. You have a very active role in this situation. Listen to input as well as give your thoughts.

Care Net Help for Men

Peer Consultations for Men – Meet one-on-one with an experienced dad.
24:7 Dad – Small group study to help men learn to be better fathers and husbands or partners.
Earn While You Learn for Men – Information on pregnancy and parenting. You choose the lessons. You reap the reward: credit to purchase needed personal, maternity, or baby supplies.
Childbirth Education Classes for Men – Learn about labor, delivery, and newborn care from a trained childbirth educator. Earn While You Learn credit applies.
Abortion Recovery Support – Men, like women, may suffer a profound sense of loss following an abortion.

Like all services Care Net provides, programs for men are free and confidential.

Care Net offers peer counseling and accurate information about your pregnancy options; however, we do not offer or refer for abortion services. Our medical personnel and trained male consultants are available to help answer any questions you may have.

Call us 24/7 at 608-259-1605 for an appointment.

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