How to tell your parents about your pregnancy

The test was positive. You had an ultrasound to confirm it. Now you’re wondering how to tell your parents you’re pregnant. Your head is flooded with questions and concerns about what to do next. As difficult as your unplanned pregnancy...Continued

Why should I take Folic Acid?

Maybe you’ve heard your mom, sisters, or friends talk about taking folic acid.  Why should you take it?  If you are a woman between 15 and 45 years of age, the U.S. Public Health Service and the CDC recommends that...Continued

Why is Gonorrhea in the News?

This video shows what’s happening with gonorrhea, especially the trouble we’re having treating it. This is not a new problem – physicians and epidemiologists have been following this for decades.  The video highlights why it’s worth every effort to avoid...Continued

What are my chances of getting pregnant

Pregnancy Chances Are you thinking about having sex or have you had sex already? What are your odds of getting pregnant if you use condoms? Condoms are the most common type of birth control. Studies show that if 100 women...Continued

How far along am I really?

Date of Conception Pregnancy dating can be confusing and for many reasons, you may want to know exactly how far along you are.  You may be considering abortion or checking out abortion alternatives.  Dating a pregnancy is also important at...Continued

Emergency Contraception

Emergency contraception (EC) is intended to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or contraceptive failure.  Two types of EC are Plan B One-Step and Ella. Plan B One Step is a single pill that contains a large amount of a progestin...Continued

Post-Abortion

Some women who have had an abortion feel as if they are all alone.  However, 33% of American women have had an abortion.  Not many of these women ever talk about their abortion. Professional counselors have discovered that many women...Continued

Father of the Baby: Men and Abortion

In Michigan, men have no legal right in a woman’s abortion.  However, studies have revealed that a father has a significant influence in the decision regarding the life of his unborn baby. An unplanned pregnancy can leave both the mother...Continued