How Can I Be Emotionally Supportive During My Girlfriend’s Pregnancy?

As the boyfriend, you may struggle during your girlfriend’s pregnancy. There are a number of ways you can be supportive of your partner during this time. It’s important to recognize that an unexpected pregnancy can create feelings of both stress and fear. You may also be worried about the future or wondering which pregnancy option […]

What Can I Do if My Partner Doesn’t Support My Pregnancy?

An unexpected pregnancy can invite numerous questions about your partner’s level of involvement. You may find they are supportive during the decision-making process or wish to be uninvolved. If your partner is unsupportive of your pregnancy, recognize that this is a reflection on their part. They may feel overwhelmed or unsure about what lies ahead. […]

What Can I Do if I’m Afraid of Giving Birth?

Understandably, you may be worried about giving birth, especially if this is your first pregnancy. You may have heard concerning things from loved ones about their birth experience or don’t know what to expect.  First, know that everyone’s birth experience is different. No two are alike, and childbirth varies based on your unique situation, pre-existing […]

STI Testing Accuracy: How Accurate Are STI Tests?

There can be lots of uncertainty if you find yourself with STI-related symptoms. You may wonder about the accuracy of available tests and the likelihood of successful treatment. Liberty Women’s Clinic can help you with answers to your questions about STIs.  STI testing is accurate when performed correctly and can be in various settings, including […]

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 […]

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