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Pregnancy Resource Center: What’s in a Name?

Jet-ski, Band-Aid, Onesies, Chapstick, Kleenex, Q-tip.  These brand names were once unique for each of these inventions, but have now become more than that.  The brand name has become the well-known product name and often is the way we refer...Continued

How Do I Know If I Need An Ultrasound?

If you have received a positive result from a pregnancy test, we always recommend that you follow up with an ultrasound. We know that you are most likely feeling confused, shocked, or even scared, but you don't need to panic....Continued

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