If you take a Negative Test at Home, Should You Still Get Tested At Assure?

Pregnancy tests can be sensitive things. Since urine pregnancy tests work by detecting a chemical which is produced during pregnancy, one day (or even one hour!) can make the difference between the test becoming positive or negative. Even the time of day can matter. If it is morning and the woman has not had too

In Making Choices, Stay True to Yourself!

Life is full of decisions. Some of them are very difficult and some not so much. For instance, you can choose either chocolate or vanilla ice cream (or both!) without it impacting the course of your life. However, some choices have much greater impact. During the teen years many things may crop up which will call

Abortion and Nebraska: What the Law Says

Most of the women who are reading this right now are probably living in Nebraska. That is where Assure Women’s Center’s offices are located. Since we deal primarily with unplanned pregnancies and provide options information, we thought it might be helpful to let you know what Nebraska law says about abortion. State law directs that

Is It Possible to Find Out the Exact Day You Got Pregnant?

Knowing the exact day of conception is a difficult thing. Sperm can live in a woman’s body for up to five days, making it impossible to calculate exactly when conception occurred. It is not a fine science. In addition, women ovulate anywhere from 11 to 21 days after the first day of their last period. Ovulation varies from person

Why Should I Come to Assure Women’s Center instead of Taking a Home Test?

Many of the women who come to us have already taken a pregnancy test at home. They’ve seen that second red line or the plus sign, and immediately wanted some answers. “Is this test reliable?” “How far along am I?” “What do I do now?” Assure Women’s Center has done a lot of research to

What you need to know about Chlamydia and Douglas County, NE.

Douglas County, Nebraska contains the whole area around, and including, Omaha.  It also has the not-so-good distinction of having a rate of chlamydia infections above the national average. Those who live within its borders need to be aware of this fact in order to take care of their health. The number of cases of chlamydia

How Early is Too Early to Take a Pregnancy Test?

Lots of people ask us, “how soon can I take a pregnancy test?” Some have had unprotected sex the week (or even just a few days) before and are nervous. As hard as it can be to wait, it takes a little time before the results of a pregnancy test will be accurate. Let me

4 Reasons to Visit Assure Before Your Doctor if You Think You Might Be Pregnant

Some women are thrilled to find out they are pregnant. Others, not so much. However, in all cases, it is helpful to have accurate information before telling family and friends, or even before making a decision about the pregnancy. Why stir up a lot of excitement or trouble until it is necessary, right? If you

Why You Should Get an Ultrasound Before Making a Choice About Your Pregnancy

You just found out you are pregnant. Now you need to decide what you will do. Circumstances in your life might be shouting one option or another, and the answer for you might seem clear. So, why should get an ultrasound before you choose? The age we live in presents us with instant answers about

Some Facts About Miscarriage

What is a miscarriage? It is when a pregnancy does not develop like it should and is expelled early. Most of us know someone who has had a miscarriage. However, there are some common misconceptions about it. There are statistics about how often miscarriages occur. The average seems to be that around one in four of all

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