How Does an Ultrasound Work?

Ultrasound is a simple scan that uses sound waves to create an image of your internal structures.  During pregnancy, ultrasound reveals essential details about your pregnancy that can help keep you healthy. This scan is considered safe during pregnancy since it doesn’t use radiation like an X-ray or CT scan. Read on to learn more

What Is an Ectopic Pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy refers to any pregnancy that develops outside the uterus. Typically, the fertilized egg travels down the fallopian tube and into the uterus, where it attaches to the uterine lining. However, with an ectopic pregnancy, the fertilized egg implants in the fallopian tube (or rarely in other places, like the cervix).  An ectopic

3 Reasons You Need an Ultrasound Before Abortion

Are you considering an abortion after finding out you’re unexpectedly pregnant? You are not alone. Get clarity about abortion, the risks, and an ultrasound before moving forward. An ultrasound not only confirms your pregnancy details but safeguards your health. Here are three reasons you need an ultrasound before abortion: 1. Confirm Viability  Did you receive

I’m Afraid of How My Partner Will React to My Unplanned Pregnancy

Dealing with the uncertainty of an unplanned pregnancy is difficult enough without worrying about how your partner will react. However, there are steps you can take to make telling your partner the news easier.  While this article will outline strategies you can take to tell your partner the news, it’s critical to seek help if

What Can Guys Do About an Unplanned Pregnancy?

Discovering that your partner is unexpectedly pregnant can be overwhelming for both of you. It’s a time filled with mixed emotions, and your support is crucial in helping your partner navigate this period. Here’s how you can be a solid support system for your partner during these challenging times. Providing Support Through Listening and Dialogue

What Do I Need to Know if I Am Pregnant in College?

Navigating an unplanned pregnancy while balancing college life can be a daunting experience. There are likely numerous questions in your mind about how this pregnancy will alter your life. Despite the unpredictability of your situation, you can arm yourself with the knowledge and support necessary to empower you through this journey. This Is Your Decision

I’m Pregnant, and My Partner Is Abusive

If you’re pregnant and your partner is abusive, it’s critical to know that your safety is the top priority.  If you’re in immediate danger, call the National Domestic Abuse Hotline at 800.799.SAFE (7233). Or, if you need someone to talk to, contact Assure Women’s Center to connect with one of our team members. Being pregnant

How Will Pregnancy Affect Me Mentally?

Facing an unplanned pregnancy can feel overwhelming, especially as you think about your pregnancy options and how to move forward.  If you’re wondering how pregnancy might affect you mentally, the answer depends on many different factors. Read on to learn more about these factors. Or, if you want to talk to someone about your pregnancy,

What Are the Warning Signs of Infection After Abortion?

If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy and considering abortion—or if you’ve already had one—it’s essential to be aware of the warning signs of infection to protect your health.  Infection is one of the risks associated with abortion. Read on to learn more about how infection happens after abortion and warning signs to watch out for.

What Happens to Your Body After an Abortion?

Both medical abortion (also known as the “abortion pill”) and surgical abortion are associated with side effects and risks that can adversely affect your body. After either type of abortion, your body will experience vaginal bleeding and abdominal cramping. However, you might also experience other side effects and risks, depending on the type of abortion

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