How Will Abortion Affect Me Physically?

While it’s impossible to know exactly how abortion will affect you physically afterward, the type of procedure can provide some clues. Here are a few things to think about if you’re considering either medical or surgical abortion.  Medical Abortion If you choose medical abortion, you know right away that you will experience the following: After […]

How Will Abortion Affect Me Mentally?

Just as every woman is unique, so is her abortion experience. Many women report feeling relieved immediately following their abortions. It’s only later, in weeks, months, or years, that they may struggle mentally with their choice.  Many factors determine how you might respond. Learn about the different methods, side effects, and potential risks, including mental […]

I Don’t Want to be Pregnant. Is Abortion My Only Option?

If you’ve recently discovered you’re unexpectedly pregnant, you have a big decision to make. The good news is you have options. Abortion is one of them, but take a closer look at making an adoption plan or parenting. You might be surprised at what is available to assist you.  Have You Considered Making an Adoption […]

Is an Online Abortion or At-Home Abortion Safe?

After discovering you were unexpectedly pregnant, you may have thought, “If I secretly order the abortion pill, no one will know.” But did you know there are limitations on who can use an at-home abortion? This method can be dangerous, and the FDA recommends not ordering the drugs online. Here’s why: Why Shouldn’t I Order […]

How Can I Recover Emotionally After An Abortion?

The National Institutes of Health shares and warns women about the mental health effects after an abortion, as the procedure is associated with elevated rates of mental illness. If women have already struggled with mental health before an abortion, it can increase the likelihood of struggling emotionally.  Even if you are facing intense emotional effects […]

3 Things Needed Before an Abortion

Before scheduling an abortion, obtaining a high-quality pregnancy test, an ultrasound, and information about abortion and your other options will provide you with the information you need to make safe and confident choices. You deserve to have all the facts when making such a significant decision. Pregnancy Testing Though you might have taken a drugstore […]

Should I Stop Taking Prescription Medication When I Get Pregnant?

Some prescription medications are approved for use in pregnancy, while others may not be safe for the growing baby. When considering whether to continue taking prescription medication during your pregnancy, your doctor will help you weigh the benefits the drug presents against the risks that might be associated with continuing it. Prescription medication should not […]

Is Marijuana Safe in Pregnancy?

If you use marijuana for medical or recreational purposes, you might wonder if you can continue to use it during pregnancy. Marijuana contains chemicals that may be harmful to your baby. Chemicals like tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) can pass through the placenta to your baby’s bloodstream and interfere with his/her development. No amount of marijuana has been […]