My name is Bethany, I am a 17-year-old senior in highschool, in North Carolina. I am currently 18 weeks and 1 day pregnant by my boyfriend of 9 months, Matthew. I am graduating in January, to accomodate the baby's due date of April 5th. My boyfriend and I, several family members, and friends are excited to discover the sex of our little one, come November 11th! I've had mixed feelings since I've gotten pregnant, struggling with pre-existent family issues, but I've never once have regretted the life my love and I have created. I know, and expect the months to come to be extremely difficult, but knowing I have support and a beautiful reward awaiting me is enough to keep me optimistic. I move out of my mother's house and in with my boyfriend and his parents on my 18th birthday, the 24th of this month, which is also Thanksgiving Day (: We plan on getting a place of our own, and he is looking into the house I lived in as a child, as it is now up for rent! I am very interested in meeting teenagers in a similar situation as mine, regarding pregnancy. And of course, I am looking for advice! I am currently torn between the different methods of birth; all I know is that I do not want an epidural. Thanks!View Thread
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