Plan B: Is It Right For Me?

If you or someone you know had sexual intercourse and you regret it or worse, you were assaulted or raped, you may be afraid that an unwanted pregnancy could be next. Even if protection or contraception was involved, the fear of an unwanted pregnancy is real. First, if you were assaulted or raped, it is […]

Why Do I Need A Pap Test?

If you are sexually active, it is recommended that you have regular Pap tests, also known as Pap smears, as part of your routine healthcare. Being sexually active increases your risk of exposure to human papillomavirus (HPV), which is a major risk factor for cervical cancer. It’s important to discuss your individual risk factors and […]

I’m Pregnant and Scared. Where Can I Get Experienced Help?

Pregnancy and parenting can be filled with lots of uncertainty. Finding the right help and guidance can be overwhelming. However, there are local pregnancy and parenting education programs that provide guidance, support, and advice to those going through the journey of pregnancy and parenting. Often these programs have mentors who enjoy helping women and families. […]

Mental Health Effects of Abortion

The decision to have an abortion is a deeply personal and complex one, and its impact on mental health can vary from person to person. It’s important to note that the emotional and psychological responses to abortion can be influenced by various factors, including individual circumstances, personal beliefs, social support, and cultural context. What Are […]

What Is An Ectopic Pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants itself outside the uterus, typically in one of the fallopian tubes. In a normal pregnancy, the fertilized egg travels down the fallopian tube and into the uterus where it implants and develops. However, in an ectopic pregnancy, the fertilized egg gets stuck and begins to grow […]

Signs of an Incomplete Abortion

When a woman is faced with an unplanned pregnancy, it can be scary and she is faced with many choices. Making the choice to abort can be very difficult, but the thought of an incomplete abortion can be terrifying. Understanding the signs and symptoms of incomplete abortion can help women choosing abortion know when to […]

Risks and Role of Sexual Health

Sexual Health  A woman’s sexual health is critically important for her physical and emotional well-being.  Physical Health: Sexual health includes reproductive health, contraception, and protection against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). To maintain good sexual health, women must have access to accurate information about safe sexual practices, contraception methods, and regular healthcare check-ups. Promoting personal sexual […]

What you need to know about pregnancy tests

Why do I need a pregnancy test? So, you think you are pregnant and feeling a little stressed about it? Take a breath and know that there is help. Your first step is to take a pregnancy test, but why? A pregnancy test is used to determine whether or not you are pregnant. There are […]

Pre-Abortion Screening

What is a pre-abortion screening? A “pre-abortion screening” typically refers to the medical evaluation and assessment performed for women who are considering an abortion, have scheduled an abortion, or have ordered the abortion pills by mail. The purpose of this screening is to ensure the woman’s health, gather necessary information about her medical history, and […]

Pregnancy Centers

What is a Pregnancy Center? Pregnancy centers, also known as pregnancy resource centers or crisis pregnancy centers, are organizations that provide support and services to individuals facing unplanned pregnancies. These centers typically offer information, counseling, and resources to help women and their partners explore their options and make informed decisions about their pregnancy. These services […]