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You need to lean on your family if you can...don't go hunting for another daddy for your baby. Your baby's father may come around, give him time. Get your parents involved and if he's 16 as well, his need to be involved. You need to concentrate on you and the baby and not the baby's daddy right now. Also, adoption is always an option. If you feel you can't support, care for and love your baby the way it should be cared for then there are good couples out there that would feel blessed to have your child. I'm not pushing you do give up your child, just reminding you that you do have options and don't have to wade through it alone at such a young age. There are mommies on here that can tell you they did it at 16, but with help. You will need a good support system. Best of luck! And be sure to post any questions you may have on here. :)
hEY kay, i'm 17 and pregnant and i know exactly what you are going through. Doing it alone is not easy at all but it is possible. Just keep your family close and stay positive. Everything will work out at the end! :)
Hi Kay101,I myself am a teen mom! I am a SINGLE MOM! I WILL TELL YOU IT WILL BE HARD! BUT IF YOU CAN KEEP CLOSE TO YOUR FAMILY THEN DO SO!! IF NOT THERE IS A LOT OF HELP OUT THERE;IF ADOPTION ISN'T AN OPTION FOR YOU! ADOPTION ISN'T AND WASN'T AN OPTION FOR ME! I HAVE A TWO YEAR OLD DAUGHTER WHO WILL SOON BE THREE! I GOT PREGNANT WHEN I WAS 16 TOO AND DID MY VERY BEST TO FINISH HIGH SCHOOL AND WITH EVERYONE DOUBTING ME AND TELLING ME I WASN'T GONNA ACCOMPLISH ANYTHING IN LIFE! GUESS WHAT? I FINISHED SCHOOL AND EVEN COMPLETED ONE YEAR OF COLLEGE! ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE! DON'T WORRY ABOUT HIM! FINISH SCHOOL AND GO TO COLLEGE AND MAKE SOMETHING OF YOUR LIFE FOR THIS CHILD! BECAUSE IT IS POSSIBLE! I PROMISE! BUT REMEMBER NO MATTER WHAT YOU ARE STRONG AND ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE! YOU HAVE TO KEEP YOUR HEAD UP AND CONTINUE WORRYING ABOUT YOURSELF AND YOUR NEW BABY! YOU CAN DO IT! TRUST ME!!!! YOU CAN MAKE IT WITHOUT HIS HELP! I AM MAKING IT WITH NO ONE'S HELP!!!!!! YOU CAN DO IT! I'LL KEEP YOU IN MY PRAYERS! GOOD LUCK!!!
Hun I was 16 when i go pregnant, I told my log time bf and he did the same thing ignored me for the longest then mustard up enough balls to come and tell me his other gf was also pregnant but he was still going to marry me. 14 years laters the best thing that could have happened to my son and I was to let him go. Lean on your family and focus on taking care of yourself and the baby. Things will work out.