What is a Pregnancy Resource Center?

You may have heard someone mention a pregnancy resource center or recently seen one in your community, but you’re not sure what they’re all about.  Simply put, pregnancy centers are non-profit organizations and cost-free healthcare centers that offer medical care by licensed professionals for reproductive health concerns, education, and connection with community resources. They also

Can Women Die if They Can’t Have an Abortion?

Roe v. Wade left many women concerned about receiving care if they needed an abortion if their pregnancy became unsafe. These concerns are based on fear and not information. Can Pregnancy Be Life-Threatening? Sometimes, a woman’s life can be threatened by her pregnancy. Miscarriage occurs when a woman’s pregnancy stops progressing. When this happens, the

Roe v. Wade Overturned: Separating Fact from Fiction

The overturning of Roe v. Wade has left many women confused about abortion laws. The subject of abortion is a sensitive topic, and many mistruths are being spread about the impact of the ruling.  Understandably, some women might be worried about how this might affect their future. Here, we will address some common concerns regarding

Does the Overturning of Roe v. Wade Affect Tennessee?

If you’re confused about the legality of abortion after Roe v. Wade was overturned this summer, you’re not the only one. When the Supreme Court reversed the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, it handed back the power to legislate abortion to the people and their elected representatives. This means each state’s legislature will now make

Can You Still Get An Abortion In Tennessee?

After the reversal of Roe v. Wade, abortions are illegal within Tennessee. However, exemptions exist when the mother’s life is at risk, in which case immediate medical intervention is acceptable and legal to save her life. What Does The Overturning of Roe v. Wade Mean? When the Supreme Court reached its decision to reverse its

Will My Insurance Pay for My Girlfriend’s Abortion?

Insurance policies do not cover your girlfriend’s abortion. To better understand insurance and other options, we will discuss this information in more detail so you and your partner can move forward confidently, empowered with information and resources. How Does Insurance Work? Insurance policies will cover the policyholder and their legal dependents, such as their spouse

What is an Ectopic Pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy takes place outside the uterus and is non-viable. When this occurs, medical attention is necessary and provided to women for their health and safety. What’s the Difference Between an Ectopic Pregnancy and a Normal Pregnancy? An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg becomes attached to an area outside the uterus. It

Three Reasons You Need an Ultrasound Before You Get an Abortion

Your pregnancy test was positive, and you have the morning sickness to prove it. As you consider the future, you are uncertain of how to care for a child at this point in your life.  But before you schedule an abortion, you should get an ultrasound. Here are three reasons why: 1. To prove the

What is the Difference Between a Blood and Urine Pregnancy Test?

If you’ve recently had unprotected sex and your period has not arrived yet, you may be wondering if you’re pregnant. Other symptoms that also indicate pregnancy can include frequent urination, fatigue, swollen breasts, etc.  The most important thing is that you don’t panic. It’s possible your period is just late in arriving, but it might

How Does an Ultrasound Work?

  Ultrasounds are routinely used by healthcare providers to diagnose conditions. If you’re pregnant, they are used to monitor the age and health of your pregnancy, and confirm that it is located in the uterine cavity.  Pregnancies located outside the uterus are called ectopic and can be life-threatening, so this is just one of many