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Sexual Health Information

Pregnancy

If you have done a pregnancy test and it is positive this means you are pregnant. All tests, including tests you do yourself, are very reliable.

It's normal to feel a range of different emotions when you find out you are pregnant. For some it can be very difficult working out what to do, but there is support available to help you think through all your options.

If you want to continue the pregnancy you need to arrange to see your GP who can refer you to the community midwife team for your ante-natal care. Your GP can also be a good person to talk through your options with if you are not sure what to do. Click here for health advice on what to do if you are pregnant. Click here to self-refer your pregnancy to York and Scarborough Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust. Baby Buddy 2.0 is a  free, NHS-approved, award-winning pregnancy and parenting app. 

If you are undecided or if you want to arrange a termination then you need to contact the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) or Marie Stopes. They will talk through all your options with you and they can arrange for you to see a counsellor if you are still unsure about what to do. If you are sure that you want a termination they will arrange an appointment for you. Please click here for the BPAS website and here for the Marie Stopes website. Termination is free for most people.