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Does The Overturning Of Roe v. Wade Affect CA?

If you have been wondering whether or not your state’s abortion laws have changed, you’re in good company. Since the reversal of Roe vs. Wade, many women have been concerned about not having access to an abortion if needed.  We’ve collected the details surrounding California’s laws and hope to bring some clarity to those residing […]

3 Things To Know If Considering Mail-Order Abortion

Women experiencing an unwanted pregnancy are sometimes quick to turn to abortion. With the abortion pill now available to purchase online, women wanting to keep their pregnancy a secret now have that option.  But ordering the abortion pill online can put women at risk for physical and mental health complications.  There are several instances where […]

Roe v. Wade Overturned: Separating Fact From Fiction

On Friday, June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade. The response to this decision was felt all across America and met with a spectrum of emotions. Some cheered for joy when they heard the news. Others cried out in anger and fear for the future.  Many have taken to social media and […]

What Is Ectopic Pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy is located outside the uterus. This condition requires medical care as soon as possible, and it can be dangerous if you don’t receive medical attention.  If you have recently taken a positive home pregnancy test, it’s vital to get an ultrasound to confirm that your pregnancy is located properly within the uterus. […]

How an Adoption Plan Can Prevent Depression Caused by Abortion

Some women don’t feel ready to be a parent but also aren’t sure abortion is for them. While abortion and adoption both have an emotional impact, making an adoption plan is a possibility that can allow you to experience the future in a different way.  Considerations of Abortion According to the Mayo Clinic, having an […]

How Does an Ultrasound Work?

Wondering how an ultrasound works? Ultrasound is an imaging tool nurses and technicians use to see an image of the inside of a patient’s body. It works differently than an X-ray, and is typically used to view the inside of a pregnant woman’s womb to check on the health and progression of the pregnancy. How […]

Will I Pass My STI to My Child?

When left untreated, certain STIs can pass from a woman to her child during pregnancy, delivery, or breastfeeding. The good news is, with testing and treatment, you can protect your own health as well as the health of your child and partner. STI testing and treatment are also important for pregnant women considering abortion.  What […]

5 Reasons You Need an Ultrasound Before Abortion

If you’re considering getting an abortion, there are a few important, often-overlooked steps you should take to ensure you’re fully informed and staying safe and healthy along the way. Here are a few reasons why getting an ultrasound before your abortion is essential to your health and safety. 1. An ultrasound is the only way […]

Healthy Pregnancy Tips: Your Guide to Healthy Pregnancy

There is a reason why women are revered and honored in different cultures. Only women have the power of bringing new life into this world. A woman carries a new life in her womb for nine months, before giving birth. Pregnancy is a life-changing experience for a woman. The excitement of carrying a new life […]

Pregnancy Symptoms to Watch Out For

Are you wondering if you are pregnant? Do you feel nauseous in the morning, and you are confused if this could be pregnancy? The only sure way to know is to take a pregnancy test. However, there are several early symptoms of pregnancy that can point to the possibility that you are indeed going to […]