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Unplanned Pregnancy

Finding yourself pregnant when you haven’t planned to be can be a stressful time. You may feel worried, unsure, emotional, angry or upset. 

  • You might have told your family or partner and not got the reaction you had hoped for. 
  • You may not have spoken to anyone about it at all. 
  • You may not know what you are going to do, or you may have your mind made up.

Sometimes it can be more difficult to talk to those closest to you. 

Talking to a counsellor can help.

Please note: Cura counsellors don’t provide contact details for abortion clinics, or information on abortion services. However you are free to discuss abortion, and we are here to support you without pressure, direction or judgement.


Free pregnancy testing

We provide pregnancy testing at all of our local centres, free of charge.

I am unhappy

Finding out that you are pregnant when you hadn’t planned to be can be a time of anxiety and stress.

I’m worried about a friend

Your friend may be worried, anxious, and uncertain about the future. You might be unsure of what to say to them, or how to support them.

My partner is unhappy

An unplanned pregnancy affects men too. Your partner may experience feelings of shock, fear and anxiety.

My family are unhappy

Families can react to an unplanned pregnancy in many ways. Your family members may be surprised, delighted, or shocked.

I’d like to talk to someone

We can give you a safe space where you can take the time you need to think things through.

Need To Talk To Someone?

If you’d like to talk to someone now, call our Helpline on 1850 622 626. The Helpline is answered by trained counsellors. Opening hours are 9.00am - 6.00pm Mon-Thurs, and 9.00am - 5.00pm Fri.