Posts Categorized: Ultrasound

Why schedule an Ultrasound before abortion?

When Amanda finally had the courage to look at the pregnancy test sitting next to the  bathroom sink, she was devastated to see two lines.  There was no way to stay in denial any longer.  That nausea and extreme fatigue she had been feeling could have just been the flu.  Right?  Wrong.  She had known… Read more »

Miscarriage

What is a miscarriage?  Miscarriage is a spontaneous loss of a pregnancy before the 20th week.  Approximately 10-20% of pregnancies end in miscarriage, however the actual number could be much higher because many pregnancy losses occur before a woman even knows she is pregnant (Mayo Clinic, 2013).  In 2008, the United States CDC reported that… Read more »

Accuracy of Ultrasound in Dating your Pregnancy

An ultrasound can help you determine how far along you are in your pregnancy.  Before you consider abortion or seek an abortion clinic, it is important to know how many weeks pregnant you are (the gestational age).  Even when you can remember when your last menstrual period began, ultrasound can still be more accurate than relying on… Read more »

Information on abortion and ultrasounds

Before seeking an abortion procedure, you need to know if your pregnancy is viable.  If your pregnancy is not viable, medical attention is appropriate through a doctor’s office or emergency room rather than at an abortion clinic.  How do you know your pregnancy will continue?  According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a… Read more »