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 : Services

Can STIs Go Away on Their Own?

Certain types of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or sexually transmitted diseases (STIs) may go away on their own, but don’t leave it to chance. If you have sex of any kind, medical experts recommend you and your partner get regularly tested, even if you don’t have symptoms. What Are the Types of STIs? There are […]

Are STIs Contagious? 

If you feel confused when it comes to sexually transmitted infections, you’re not alone. Mendo Lake Women’s Clinic is here to help and answer all of your questions related to this tricky topic! Are STIs Contagious?  Yes — STIs are spread from person to person through vaginal, oral, and anal contact. STIs are very common […]

What Is an Ultrasound?

Still feeling a bit overwhelmed about your unplanned pregnancy? After receiving a positive lab-quality grade pregnancy test result, getting an ultrasound is your next step to confirm your pregnancy. You can do this! It’s important to confirm your pregnancy through an ultrasound (also known as a sonogram) and receive clarity before moving forward with any […]

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 […]

3 Things Needed Before Abortion 

Navigating the topic of abortion can be a complex task, and it doesn’t help that there’s an overwhelming amount of information out there for you to sort through. While there’s a lot to learn when it comes to your abortion options, potential risks, and side-effects, there are a few simple and easy steps to take […]