What is she to do ?

Asked over 1 year ago - Statesboro, GA

I have a cousin that is pregnant she's a minor and she says she needs advice. She just found out she is pregnant and her mom told her she couldn't bring the baby in her home, what is she to do. She have other trustful people to stay with.

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  1. Glen Edward Ashman

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    Answered . Her mother may be committing a crime if she tries to keep her daughter and the child out of the home.

    You don't say what town she is in but since you're in Statesboro call these agencies to hook her up with counseling, help and assistance:

    Crisis Pregnancy Center of Statesboro
    204 North College Street
    Statesboro, GA 30458
    912-764-4303

    The Living Vine
    A Christian Home for Unwed Mothers
    535 East 54th Street
    P.O. Box 16932
    Savannah, GA 31405
    912-352-9998

    Planned Parenthood
    Savannah Center
    44 B Lee Blvd.
    Savannah, GA 31405
    912-351-0116

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  2. Lee William Fitzpatrick

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    Answered . Normally I would say she needs to talk to a lawyer, but given her age I know that paying for one is probably not an option. She should follow the previous advice and contact local agencies that can help her both with legal issues and support after the child is born.

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