Women’s Reproductive Healthcare in a Post-Roe Environment: Myths Exposed

Myth #1: Abortion is illegal in all 50 states and territories. False. In June, the Supreme Court decision overturned its decision in the 1973 case of Roe v Wade. Therefore, the laws governing elective abortion have reverted back to the individual states to decide through their legislative process.  Abortion laws will be more complicated because

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Is Adoption Right for Me?

“Is adoption right for me?” If you are considering your pregnancy options, you are probably hoping that someone can answer that question for you. The truth is that only you know whether adoption is the right decision for you and your baby. However, we would like to provide you with clear, accurate information that will

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If Roe v. Wade Is Overturned, What Does That Mean For Me?

If Roe v. Wade Is Overturned, What Does That Mean For Me today? First, let’s summarize the original Roe v. Wade ruling from 1973 In 1973, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the 14th Amendment’s “right to liberty” clause guaranteed a woman’s right to privacy regarding medical decisions, including abortion. To summarize

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Am I Pregnant? 12 Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms to Look For

Have you been experiencing bodily changes? Do you think you may be pregnant? This can be a puzzling time as it is. To add to the confusion, many pregnancy signs and symptoms can have causes unlinked to pregnancy. You should know that the early signs of pregnancy tend to differ from one woman to the

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Common Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy

Do you think you may be pregnant?  Maybe you had unprotected sex or perhaps you forgot to take your birth control and now you’re wondering if you’re pregnant.  These are 6 of the most common signs and symptoms of pregnancy.  If you want to be sure, it’s best to take a pregnancy test.  Click here to

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Abortion and Mental Health

A common question we are asked by women contemplating an abortion is, “What are the risks?”  While there are some risks to consider, we have found that often women are concerned about the physical risks but haven’t really considered the emotional impact of their decision.  According to the Management of Unintended and Abnormal Pregnancy, “Clinical experience shows

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How to Cope with an Unexpected Pregnancy

Maybe you had unprotected sex? Perhaps you missed your period? You might even be experiencing  pregnancy signs?  Or maybe you have taken a positive pregnancy test?  No matter where you fall, chances are if you have any of these experiences, you may be feeling anxious about an unplanned pregnancy.  So now what?  Here’s how to cope

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How to Tell My Boyfriend I’m Pregnant

Worried you might be pregnant?  Missed your period?  Had a positive pregnancy test?  Your next thought might be, how do I tell my boyfriend?  You and he likely have plans for your future and pregnancy wasn’t in the immediate plans.  You also may be experiencing a range of emotions.  Let us help you work through

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Answering Your Questions

As we seek to make this blog helpful to you, I asked our Champions center director what are some common questions we are asked. Two questions that come up often are about pregnancy dating and the difference between miscarriage and abortion. How Far Along Am I?  Pregnancy dating can be a bit confusing.  It’s not

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