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 […]

What Are the Signs of an Incomplete Abortion?

Women who have undergone an abortion have a risk of experiencing an incomplete abortion. Signs and symptoms of incomplete abortion can include: Heavy Bleeding Abdominal cramping Fever Low blood pressure If you suspect you may be experiencing an incomplete abortion, don’t wait. Protect your health and call emergency medical services to get the care you […]

What Are the Mental Health Effects of Abortion?

Some women find that after having an elective abortion, they begin struggling with mental health conditions that affect their quality of life. Some of these emotions can include: Guilt Loss Sadness If you are struggling with difficulty processing emotions or are not feeling yourself after having an abortion, we encourage you to speak with someone […]

Things to Ask When Scheduling an Abortion Appointment

For your personal safety and well-being, we are providing this list of questions to ask the abortion provider. We advise you to be cautious about clinics that are unable or unwilling to answer these questions. What is the name of the abortion provider performing the abortion (search his name online)? In case hospital care is […]

What Are The Different Types of Abortion?

Medical and surgical abortion are the two main types of abortion procedures. Medical: a drug-induced abortion that causes the termination of pregnancy via the abortion pill. Surgical: uses surgical methods to terminate a pregnancy and manually extract the fetus and tissue. How Does Medical Abortion Take Place? This type of abortion utilizes two drugs called […]