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

How Do Pregnancy Tests Work?

If you’ve recently had intercourse and are noticing pregnancy symptoms such as a missed period, then you should consider taking a test to confirm your pregnancy status. However, it’s best to wait up to a week after your missed period before taking your test. This ensures there are detectable levels of a pregnancy hormone called

How Do I Support My Friend Experiencing an Unexpected Pregnancy?

Friendship is considered to be one of the most powerful things one could experience. Great friends have the ability to change moods, foster confidence, and promote personal growth. Great friends are present in the best moments, and in the difficult ones. If you have a friend that is unexpectedly pregnant, it can be difficult to

What are the Different Types of Abortion?

If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy and trying to decide if abortion is right for you, Choices Resource Center is here to help. In today’s blog, we will be discussing medical abortions (also referred to as the abortion pill) and the various forms of surgical abortions. The information that follows may be hard to read

3 Reasons You Need an Ultrasound Before Abortion

Wondering if abortion is right for you? Before you make a decision about your unplanned pregnancy, we recommend scheduling an ultrasound scan. While you may associate ultrasounds with planned pregnancies, they are actually an important step to take regardless of the outcome of your pregnancy.  Here are 3 reasons you need an ultrasound before getting

What Are the Early Pregnancy Symptoms?

A missed period? Cramping? Tender breasts? Our bodies are constantly changing and responding to new habits, foods, and more, which can make knowing whether or not you’re pregnant a challenge.  If you think you could be pregnant but aren’t sure what to look for, these six symptoms may signal it’s time to schedule an appointment

What Is the Abortion Pill?

Deciding whether or not to have an abortion can be one of the hardest choices a woman faces. If you’re experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, it’s important to gather all of the information you can so that you can confidently make the choice that’s best for you! Take your time as you decide. We’re here for you