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 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...Continued

Someone I know wants an abortion…what do I do?

Your friend, sister, or daughter just told you she is pregnant. You may be shocked or disappointed in her.  Think about how she is feeling too.  She is facing an overwhelming situation and needs you right now!  Perhaps she has...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

Legal Rights for Women Seeking Abortion

If you are considering abortion, you can protect your health and safety by knowing your legal rights.  You have the right to insist that the abortionist is a licensed physician.  You also have the right to know if the physician...Continued

Surgical Abortion

The most common type of early surgical abortion is the suction curettage or vacuum aspiration procedure, which is performed in an abortion clinic or health care provider’s office.  The suction curettage is offered up to 12 weeks of pregnancy.  In...Continued

Medical Abortion

Medical Abortion Information A medical abortion may be performed before nine weeks (63 days from the start of one’s last menstrual period) and must be prescribed by an authorized medical provider. A medical abortion is a three step process.  The...Continued

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...Continued

Ultrasounds, Ectopic pregnancy, and Abortion

Ultrasound can also determine if you have an ectopic pregnancy.  Up to 20 out of 1000 pregnancies are ectopic (Mayo Clinic, 2012).  According to the ACOG, an ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants somewhere outside of the uterus. ...Continued

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...Continued