Mendo Lake Women's Clinic provides evidence-based pregnancy options education and medical services at no charge to our patients, but we do not refer or perform abortions.

What Can I Do If My Partner Doesn’t Support My Pregnancy?

Is your partner struggling to accept your unexpected pregnancy? Not having the support of your partner can create a whole new layer of stress and anxiety in the midst of all the physical and emotional changes you’re experiencing right now. Below are a few simple ways to help you navigate an unsupportive partner during pregnancy. […]

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What Can I Do If I’m Afraid of Giving Birth?

Preparing for birth is no small task. The thought of pushing a baby out of your body is understandably scary. But you don’t have to live under the fear surrounding birth. Below, you’ll find a few helpful tips on how to feel empowered during birth and ways to create a successful plan to help eliminate […]

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What Are the Warning Signs of Infection After Abortion?

Abortion is often marketed as a simple and safe procedure to terminate an unexpected pregnancy. While abortion-related risks are rare, you should be aware of them before deciding on a procedure.  Infection is one of the more serious complications of abortion and can cause permanent damage to a woman’s reproductive system if not addressed promptly.   […]

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What Can Guys Do with an Unplanned Pregnancy?

Has your partner recently revealed that she’s pregnant? It’s ok to feel overwhelmed and unsure of exactly how to move forward. An unexpected pregnancy can be a tough journey to walk through. How your partner chooses to move forward with her pregnancy is ultimately her decision, but guys do play an essential role during this […]

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What Happens to Your Body After an Abortion?

Abortion is often a private matter. In fact, many women choose not to share that they’ve had an abortion even with their family or close friends. Because of the private nature, finding answers about how an abortion impacts a woman’s body can be scarce.  However, scientists have completed studies that reveal the physical and emotional […]

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Is An Online Abortion or At-Home Abortion Safe?

With the removal of Roe vs. Wade, women living in states that have banned elective abortions may begin looking at ordering an abortion online. At-home abortions are convenient and discreet, but are they really safe and effective? Understanding how an at-home abortion works and how online abortions are sold can give you some confidence when […]

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What Is a Medical Abortion?

Medical abortion (also known as the abortion pill) is a pregnancy termination method FDA-approved for use within the first ten weeks of pregnancy. Read on to learn the essentials you need to know about medical abortion so you can make an informed choice. Or, if you want to talk to someone in person about your […]

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Do I Have to Tell My Partner I Want an Abortion?

Dealing with an unplanned pregnancy and feeling anxious about sharing your news? Have you decided to have an abortion and are unsure how your partner will react? Your feelings are valid. Walking through an unplanned pregnancy is scary and can be very overwhelming at times.  Understand that you do not have to share your pregnancy […]

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My Partner is Pressuring Me to Have an Abortion, but I’m Not Sure?

Dealing with an unplanned pregnancy is daunting enough without the additional pressure from your partner to try and sway you towards an option. As you navigate this situation, read this article for steps to ensure you make a pregnancy decision out of confidence rather than fear. Assess the Situation If your partner is trying to […]

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Don’t Want Another Abortion?

Having a history of abortion may cause some women to seek alternative measures for another unplanned pregnancy. If that’s you, take comfort in the fact that you do have other options available.  We’ve outlined the abortion alternatives below so you can make a confident and informed decision for your future.  Adoption Many reasons exist for […]

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