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How to Tell My Boyfriend I’m Pregnant

Worried you might be pregnant?  Missed your period?  Had a positive pregnancy test?  Your next thought might be, how do I tell my boyfriend?  You and he likely have plans for your future and pregnancy wasn’t in the immediate plans.  You also may be experiencing a range of emotions.  Let us help you work through the situation and answer your questions.  We are here to help. Here’s some practical steps for how to tell my boyfriend I’m pregnant:

Determine If You’re Really Pregnant

First things first, schedule an appointment for a free pregnancy test at Care Net Pregnancy Center. The free pregnancy tests provided by Care Net Pregnancy Center are medical quality and may be more accurate than the home test you’ve already taken. Our pregnancy tests are 99% accurate and can detect the hCG pregnancy hormone as early as 7 days after conception. It’s important to have an accurate test and to talk with someone about your situation. 

Consider Your Feelings

Once you know for sure that you are pregnant it’s important to think about your own feelings before you consult with the father of the baby, family and friends. Think about what you want.  How are you feeling?  It’s a good idea to process how you feel before you decide to tell other people.

Understand Your Options

We can help you consider your options.  If you are considering abortion, we’re here to help you make an informed choice. We want to make sure you have the information you need about abortion and the options available to you at this point in your pregnancy.

Telling Your Boyfriend

Now that you have considered your feelings and know your options let’s think about a few things to make breaking the news easier. 

Here’s How to tell my boyfriend I’m pregnant:

  • First, remain calm. If you are worked up and anxious that can affect how the news is received. 
  • We also suggest to find a comfortable and private place to talk. A loud public place is not a good place to have an open conversation. 
  • Next, consider the timing. If you or he will be rushed, that is not a good time to start the conversation. 
  • And finally, be honest and open with him about your feelings about the pregnancy and what your plans are. You may need to give your boyfriend time to process the news.  Think about the time it took you to process it and give him that space.  Consider his feelings and be open to talking with him about them.

We Are Here For You

If you have additional questions about how to tell your boyfriend or what your options are, we are here for you.  Our staff would be happy to sit down with you and your boyfriend and help you consider your options together.  Schedule a no cost appointment today.  For more information about our services click here.  You have a safe place to find the answers you’re looking for. All our services are free and confidential.

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