How Do I Support My Friend Who Is Experiencing an Unexpected Pregnancy?

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If a friend tells you she’s unexpectedly pregnant, the news has likely turned her world upside down as she decides what to do. During this tough time, the best thing you can do is make sure she doesn’t feel alone and know that you are in her corner. Read this article for helpful suggestions on


How Do I Tell My Parents I’m Pregnant?

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If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy and worried about telling your parents, your feelings are understandable. Whether you’re concerned about how your parents will react, what they might think about you, or something else, creating a communication plan can help you feel more confident about telling your parents the news. Read on to learn more


What Are the Early Pregnancy Symptoms?

What Are the Early Pregnancy Symptoms?

If you recently had sex and think you might be pregnant, taking a pregnancy test and a follow-up ultrasound are the only ways to know. However, there are also common symptoms that may indicate you’re pregnant. Read on to learn the most common early pregnancy symptoms. Or, if you want to talk to someone in


What Are Signs of Womb Damage after Abortion?

What are Signs of womb damage after abortion?

If you recently had an abortion, or if you’re contemplating having one, womb (or uterine) damage is a major risk to look out for. Uterine damage is a serious and potentially life-threatening complication that could occur as a result of a surgical abortion. Read on to learn more about how uterine damage could happen during


What Are the Warning Signs of Infection after Abortion?

What Are the Warning Signs of Infection after Abortion?

There are different types of abortion, but each type carries a risk of infection. Post-abortion infection is also known as “septic abortion.”  Whether you’re contemplating undergoing an abortion or have already had one, knowing the signs of a post-abortion infection are important.  Read on to learn what to look out for. And if you’ve already


Is Abortion Painful?

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Everyone has different pain tolerance levels and different experiences with healthcare providers. A procedure that is painful for one person may turn out completely pain-free for another. Some people have negative side effects from abortion that are painful, and different types of abortion come with different risks. Complications can create additional pain. If you are


What Happens to Your Body After an Abortion?

Are you considering an abortion and wondering what happens afterward? How it will affect you long-term?  Or maybe you already had an abortion and are experiencing some symptoms that you want to ensure are normal.  Here is everything you need to know. What Are the Physical Effects?  After an abortion your body will need to


Is Adoption or Abortion Right for Me?

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Sometimes life is really hard. Having a pregnancy at an unideal time in your life might seem like a situation you just want to undo. But as the saying goes, some of the worst storms create the prettiest rainbows. Maybe this surprise pregnancy is going to take your story in a better direction than you


What Are the Signs of an Incomplete Abortion?

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An incomplete abortion, which can happen after both the abortion pill and surgical abortion, occurs when some of the pregnancy is left in the womb after an abortion. This can lead to serious infection and complications, including cervical shock and sepsis.  If left untreated, these severe complications can lead to infertility and death. What Are


What Are The Different Types of Abortion? 

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Are you pregnant and unsure of your future? You are not alone. According to one recent study from the United Nations, as many as 121 million pregnancies are unintended every year worldwide. That is almost half of all pregnancies. Since parenthood wasn’t on your calendar for this year, you may be looking for information on