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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 : pregnancy care

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 […]

Adoption Information and Choosing the Right Adoption Agency

An unplanned pregnancy may evoke emotions of fear or 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 […]

Marijuana and Pregnancy: A Toxic Mix

Recently, marijuana has become legal for recreational use in California. However, if you are trying to get pregnant and stay healthy, marijuana is not the right choice for you. Researchers have found that women who regularly smoke marijuana may have irregular menstrual periods, making it tougher for them to get pregnant. Men, who smoke cannabis, […]

Forced Abortion: Can My Parents Force Me to Have an Abortion?

Being a mother is very rewarding, and yet many young women are forced to abort for several reasons. Can someone force you to have an abortion? NO! No one can make you undergo an abortion. Abortion providers in most states in the U.S. perform abortions only for women who have consciously made that decision. In […]

Father’s Rights: What are His Rights?

When young women get pregnant and decide to have their baby, there are a lot of decisions they must make, including whether or not they will involve the birth father. Fathers also have rights in instances that involve abortion. Expectant fathers might be opposed to the decision of a pregnant mother to have an abortion, […]

Knowing if You Are Rh Negative and Why

When you go for your very first prenatal appointment, a rather long list of blood screenings will be ordered by your OB –one of which will help determine your blood type. You probably already know whether you are Type A, B or O, but during pregnancy, the important thing is to find out whether you […]