Paulie reminds Juno that it is at her request they remain distant and tells her that she broke his heart.
Not long before her baby is due, Juno is again visiting Mark when their interaction becomes emotional. Juno is horrified by this revelation, with Mark asking Juno "How do you think of me?
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Or you can look at it as some kind of twisted love story, you know, a meditation on maturity." Along with Knocked Up and Waitress, two other 2007 films about women facing unplanned pregnancies, Juno was interpreted by some critics as having a pro-life theme.
Ann Hulbert of Slate magazine believed that Juno "[undercut] both pro-life and pro-choice purism." Jeff Dawson of The Sunday Times believed that the film was inevitably placed in the "unwanted pregnancy subgenre" with Knocked Up and Waitress due to its subject matter but thought that its interpretation as a pro-life film only "muddied the waters".
Once inside, however, a variety of factors lead Juno to leave.
She decides against abortion, and she decides to give the baby up for adoption. Simmons), and stepmother, Bren (Allison Janney), who offer their support.
Juno then tells Paulie she loves him, and Paulie's actions make it clear her feelings are very much reciprocated.
Not long after, Juno goes into labor and is rushed to the hospital, where she gives birth to a baby boy.
Hadley Freeman of The Guardian criticized Juno for "complet[ing] a hat-trick of American comedies in the past 12 months that present abortion as unreasonable, or even unthinkable—a telling social sign", though she noted, "I don't believe any of these films is consciously designed to be anti-abortion propaganda." Ellen Page commented, "What I get most frustrated at is when people call it a pro-life movie, which is just absurd...
The most important thing is the choice is there, and the film completely demonstrates that." Cody said about writing the film, "Women are clever, women are funny, women are sharp, and I wanted to show that these girls were human and not the stereotypical teenage girls that we often see in the media" Diablo Cody was first approached to write a screenplay by film producer Mason Novick, who had previously landed her a book deal for her memoir, Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper, after discovering her blog about stripping.
As the pregnancy progresses, Juno struggles with the emotions she feels for the baby's father, Paulie, who is clearly in love with Juno.
Juno maintains an outwardly indifferent attitude toward Paulie, but when she learns he has asked another girl to the upcoming prom, she angrily confronts him.
Vanessa comes to the hospital where she joyfully claims the newborn boy as a single adoptive mother.