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 […]

Roe v. Wade Overturned: Separating Fact From Fiction

After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, many were left wondering how the United States would be impacted. It’s essential to understand this decision since laws are quickly shifting as lawmakers work to alter abortion regulations for the states they represent.     Did the New Verdict Outlaw Abortion Everywhere in the U.S.? No, the Supreme […]

Can You Still Get an Abortion in Missouri?

The overturning of Roe v. Wade left many confused about the laws governing abortion and what it meant for their state. To better understand this, we’ll discuss what this overruling meant and how it impacts the U.S. For Missouri specifically, the state outlawed elective or induced abortion in June of 2022. However, an exception is […]

How does the Overturning of Roe v. Wade affect MO?

Getting an abortion in Missouri was tough long before the overturning of Roe v. Wade this past June.  Since 2018 there has only been one abortion clinic in the entire state because of abortion restrictions implemented in 2019 and other clinics losing their licenses. The 2019 law included a trigger that was created to go […]

Am I Eligible for the Abortion Pill?

The abortion pill is used to end an early pregnancy (it is FDA-approved up to 70 days since the first day of your last menstrual period). If you are considering this option, there are important facts to consider when figuring out whether or not you’re eligible.  Not only are there important health screenings to discuss […]

Is Adoption Placement or Abortion Right for Me?

If you have recently discovered you are unexpectedly pregnant and think parenthood is not an option, your remaining decision options are adoption placement and elective abortion. Neither is an easy decision, and each comes with tradeoffs.  Read below for an overview of what outcomes can potentially look like for either of these pregnancy decision options. […]

3 Things Needed Before an Elective Abortion

Before scheduling an abortion procedure or taking medication to abort at home, you should do these three things:   Have your home pregnancy test verified by a health professional Talk with a health professional about scheduling an ultrasound Get tested for STI/STDs   These three steps will reveal vital information about your pregnancy and health […]

Can I Take Plan B Instead of the Abortion Pill?

The short answer? No. The key difference between the two drugs is that the abortion pill is used after the pregnancy has started, and emergency contraception is intended to work before a fertilized egg is implanted in the uterus. How the Abortion Pill Works The abortion pill is actually a series of two pills taken […]

What Is the Abortion Pill?

When faced with an unintended pregnancy (which is almost half of pregnancies in the US), women will face mixed emotions. Some will experience joy while others will experience anxiety, fear, and confusion. Upon confirming that they are pregnant, the next question that comes is “What are my options?” At this stage, many women will consider […]

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