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 […]

Should I order the abortion pill online? 

With recent changes in abortion laws, many people seeking abortions are turning to at-home abortions. You may have heard these called medication or chemical abortions, self-managed abortions, or taking the abortion pill.  What is the abortion pill?  The abortion pill is actually a series of two different medications. The first dose is called mifepristone or […]

I don’t want to be pregnant. 

You just found out you’re pregnant. This isn’t what you wanted. You had other plans for your life. Maybe you’re worried about what others might think. Maybe you don’t know how you can support a child.  Facing an unplanned pregnancy can be overwhelming. The unknown and unexpected things in life are often scary. You may […]

Why Do I Need an Ultrasound before an Abortion?

If you’re considering an abortion there are a few things you need before the procedure: STI testing, pregnancy testing verified by a health care professional, and an ultrasound. You’ll need these before both a surgical and an at-home abortion. A limited OB ultrasound is especially important because it may determine if you are eligible for […]

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