Can STIs Go Away on Their Own?

Though not all STIs are symptomatic, they must be treated as they do not disappear on their own. Leaving an STI untreated can lead to major, long-term health complications.  STI treatment can be as simple as taking a course of antibiotics or as complex as long-term medical care and procedures.  What Are Common Symptoms of […]

Are STIs Contagious?

Sexually transmitted infections are contagious and typically passed from person to person through sexual or bodily contact. Getting tested regularly is part of early detection, treatment, and learning about prevention.  STI testing and treatment for chlamydia and gonorrhea are available services at Liberty Women’s Clinic. We offer this as part of our free pregnancy testing […]

Will I Pass My STI to My Child?

If you are pregnant and have an STI, there is a chance that you could pass it to your child either during pregnancy or birth.  It’s crucial that you take the necessary steps to protect yourself and others to minimize the risk of getting an STI, and if you already have one, you should seek […]

3 Reasons to Take Advantage of Free STI Testing

STIs are infections passed from person to person during sexual activity and may or may not exhibit symptoms. If you are sexually active it is important to have STI testing to protect your overall health and ensure you receive the medical treatment you may need. Luckily, many clinics provide free or low-cost STI testing that […]

What Is Ectopic Pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants outside of the uterus, most often in a fallopian tube.  An ectopic pregnancy is a medical emergency due to the risk of the fallopian tube bursting as the fertilized egg develops which may cause severe life threatening internal bleeding. An ectopic pregnancy needs to be treated […]

3 Things to Know if You Are Considering a Mail-Order Abortion

Receiving abortion medications by mail is another name for a mail-order abortion. At this time, these medications, or the “abortion pills,” can be delivered via the United States Postal Service. Due to the overturning of Roe v. Wade, however, each state has the power to create its own abortion laws. Currently, abortion is illegal in […]

Can I Buy the Abortion Pill Online?

If you are unexpectedly pregnant, you might be searching for options to end your pregnancy. Obtaining an abortion online is appealing to some women because it is convenient and discreet. However, there are some reasons that purchasing the abortion pill online might not be a good idea. FDA Regulations The FDA warns against purchasing the […]

What Are the Risks of the Abortion Pill?

Women considering a medical abortion via the abortion pill should proceed with caution as there are risks associated with this drug combination. According to the Mayo Clinic, some of these include: What Is the Abortion Pill? Abortion pills are a combination of two drugs called mifepristone and misoprostol. First, mifepristone is used to block an […]

How Does the Overturning of Roe v. Wade Affect Women’s Rights?

Post-Roe, many Americans wondered how the Supreme Court decision may have impacted women’s rights. Some questioned if women’s rights were lost or infringed. Thankfully, the Supreme Court ruling did not remove women’s rights; instead, these rights may have shifted in another direction. This blog post will further explore this shift. What Were Women’s Abortion Rights […]

Which States Allow Abortion After the Overturning of Roe v. Wade?

After the Supreme Court’s ruling in June of 2022, many Americans wondered what this overturning meant for the U.S. and each individual state. To better understand, we will unpack what this decision meant and how the states are being impacted.  An Overview of Roe v. Wade In 1973, the Supreme Court initially ruled it a […]

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