16 years old and 4 months pregnant

By anonymous on 04/09/2011
Hi,I'm 16 years old and I'm 4 months pregnant and really happy. At first I was scared because I knew my life was going to change in a very big way , but I'm glad I chose to keep my baby. Abortion didn't even cross my mind because deep down I would of never killed my baby. My baby is my life, I have been in trouble with social services all my life, but what gives me the strength to carry on is my mum ..
My mum just turned 13 when she gave birth to me and she did it, she coped. She did everything right, and she tells me I am going to be okay. I'm proud of her because she could of just had an abortion , she was a kid herself, but she never she held on to me and gave me life, :) stay strong and be yourself! doesn't matter how old r u u can be a good mum, :) age doesn't prove anything.(but I would be careful and wait until ur 16 or 18 or somethink)

Editor's Comment

Your Mum must be a very special person and has given you a great sense of self worth and value. It will be hard work to be a mum at 16, and I hope you will still be able to go to college, but you are obviously doing what you know is right for you. Having the support of your mum will be really important for you, and if you need more support you could find a centre for pregnancy support in your area.

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