During these unprecedented times, Mendo Lake Women's Clinic remains open on a modified schedule to provide free and confidential pregnancy testing, obstetrical ultrasound exams and STD testing and treatment.

Category Archives : Adoption

What is the Difference Between Closed and Open Adoption?

We imagine it’s starting to sink in. You really are pregnant. We hope you’ve verified your pregnancy with free pregnancy testing at Mendo Lake Women’s Center and confirmed it with a free ultrasound. Now’s the time to consider your options.  Why should you consider adoption? Like your other two choices, abortion and parenting, adoption isn’t […]

9 Questions to Ask If You’re Thinking About Adoption Options for Your Child

Every child deserves a loving and caring family; however, not all kids are fortunate enough to grow under the support of a forever family. According to a study, there are about 500,000 children in U.S. foster care. Many women who experience an unwanted pregnancy feel pressured to have an abortion. Several hundreds of thousands of […]

Adoption Information and Choosing the Right Adoption Agency

An unplanned pregnancy may evoke emotions of fear of being overwhelmed, but that’s totally normal. You can look at the different options in front of you. One such option is adoption, and you might have several questions related to it. There is no need to rush or feel pressured as you have time to decide […]

Safe Surrender: The Legal Way to Give Up Your Baby

The news reports babies being abandoned by parents; and more often than not, these newborn babies are left in unsafe locations. However, in the state of California, it is illegal to abandon babies regardless of how desperate a parent is. That is where the Safely Surrendered Baby Law comes to the rescue of parents who […]