im 22,pregnant with first child should i give it up for adoption or keep it?

im 12 weeks pregnant,i still live with my parents,just lost my recent job i had and with the economy the way it is it is hard to find another one quickly;besides i been trying to find one before i started showing with no a high school graduate; i graduated from my vocational school as a qualified pharm tech not certified by anyboard just able to work in a pharmacy;its hard to find work in a retail pharmacy especially a hospital unless ur certified by the state, partner has 2 other kids he is 23 (a 5 year old and a 2 1/2 year old from previous 5 year relationship) and is currently unemployed i thought of abortion but could not go through with killing a child that didnt ask to be here and (i didnt know i was pregnant before i got laid off)i dont know what to do i want to go to school for nursing to be a lpn but i need soem answers for now ive been crying and kinda depressed im not sure what to do.i tried applying to hosptials,retail,pharmacies even retail and food jobs anywhere and im so confused could somone please help me

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  1. Inspironson says:

    its completely your own decision! but i think you should keep it.

  2. I think this is something you really have to decide for yourself. Only you can know if you will be able to provide a loving home for this baby or if it would be better off in another family. Good luck with whatever you decide, it’s a very hard decision.

  3. nobody can really answer this question for you. you still have a lot of time to think about it since you are only 12 are some questions to ask yourself before you make a dension. do you want a baby? could you live with knowing that you have a child somewhere and know nothing about it? do you think you could hand over your baby to someone that you dont know? what if by some chance this is the only time you get pregnant,would it be worth it to give it up? im not trying to talk you out of adoption, but you should make the right choice. i personally dont think i could ever give up my child no matter what my situation. i love being a mom and couldnt picture my life any other way.

  4. Times like this, its best to turn to God…He will not put more on you than you can bare. If you don’t know him then know is a good to time to open Your heart and try.

  5. i have 2 kids I think u should keep it because you are not going to love a person as much as that baby and hes gonna be a motivation to keep on.Have a little faith something will come up.

  6. amandajriley03 says:

    it is for you to decide. i would think you should talk to the father of the child and see what he thinks him being a father already to another child. think it through carefully. you mite want to make an apointment with a concaler about adoption and see what you think after seeing someone in that field.

  7. The final decision is up to you.

    Let’s face some facts: 22 yrs old, unemployed/live at home, bf unemployed with 2 other children & probably doesn’t pay any child support.

    Well these facts are not pleasant. I would put the baby up for adoption, dump your LOSER BF, and look for a job. Pick yourself up and move on! Use birth control next time!

    Babies are for marriage!

  8. TJ89 Due Sept. 18th says:

    i think you should just listen to your heart. i am 20 years old and im 33 weeks pregnant. im barely in my first year of college and thought about abortion but couldn’t do it and i know i would not be able to give it away. well at about 5 months i lost my job and my partner did to. we are still deciding to keep it with help from family and as soon as the baby is born im hoping to get a job. but deep down i know whatever happens me and my partner would figure it out. its all up to you but just think really hard about what you want and picture your life in a couple of years with a baby and without a baby and see which one you will regret later on. i know with me, i know its gonna be hard but i couldn’t imagine giving this baby up inside me. i haven’t even see him yet and i love him so much and i know im gonna work my butt off to make sure he gets everything he needs. hope i help.
    good luck with you decision.

  9. Don’t do it unless your sure that’s what you have to do. There’s government assistance that could help you with rent, food, child care and even school. I got pregnant at 18. Got laid off. Lost my apartment. Now my baby is 6 months. I’m almost done with school. I live with my boyfriend (and baby). Life is good. It’s hard but when I see her smile, It kinda makes it worth it.

    BUT if you feel you must give your baby up for adoption, don’t feel bad. It could be the right decision. Give your baby a good life.