Poor In Utero Diagnosis? What Next?

You may be feeling like your pregnancy, whether planned or not, has become a crisis. If this is something you are facing, we can help.  There are situations that may arise in pregnancy that are not often talked about openly and may leave you feeling overlooked. Have you been given a poor in utero diagnosis of … Continued

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6 Important Reasons to have a Medical Professional Administer Your Pregnancy Test

You might be wondering why we talk so much about scheduling a pregnancy test with one of our trained professionals. Yes, you can buy a pregnancy test at many stores. Yes, you can take them at home or at school in privacy. However, there are several reasons that having a test administered at Options Medical … Continued

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What if the father of my baby isn’t excited?

Your ideal situation for a pregnancy might sound something like this: “I feel ready, our parents are excited, and my partner and I are so in love – we can’t wait to meet this baby!”. Unfortunately, pregnancies don’t only occur in perfect circumstances. Maybe you just met your partner, or maybe you’re afraid to tell him you’re pregnant. … Continued

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Unexpected Pregnancy? You have 3 Options

  Have you found yourself in a situation where you are unexpectedly pregnant? A positive pregnancy test isn’t always a positive experience for people. When you’re overwhelmed with emotion, it’s easy to forget that you have choices. Three in fact. 1) Abortion: Having an abortion is an option you have, depending on how many weeks … Continued

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Self-Empowerment as a Pregnant Teenager

Although nearly half a million children are born to teenage mothers every year, there can still be a negativity associated with being a young mother. Anticipating the judgment of others is a big source of anxiety for many young women. In fact, “What will people say about me?” is a common question we hear at … Continued

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Reasons Why Adoption Could Be the Choice for You

Many women who face an unexpected pregnancy struggle with the decision of whether to keep their baby. The question “what is the right decision for me?” is one that comes up almost daily in our clinic. No one can make this decision for you, but it’s important to understand the full extent of each of … Continued

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We Didn’t Go All The Way, But I’m Nervous I Could Be Pregnant

  This is a question that comes up frequently and isn’t one to be embarrassed about. The advocates and nurses at Options Medical Clinic are a resource for people who have questions and need a trustworthy person to talk to about sexual health and well-being. So, Can You Get Pregnant Without Intercourse? Technically, yes. It … Continued

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Second Trimester Abortions: Understanding the Facts

  The decision of whether to keep your baby, abort, or adopt can be one of the most difficult choices you may ever need to make. Unfortunately, it’s also a decision that may need to be made quickly depending on how far along you are in your pregnancy. If abortion is a decision you’re leaning … Continued

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Why a Positive At Home Pregnancy Test Isn’t Enough

If you’ve seen any number of TV Shows or movies that feature a pregnant character, you know this scenario all too well: A nervous woman paces and picks up a pregnancy test off the counter, reads the results and almost instantly experiences a life change. While being pregnant certainly is life changing, determining pregnancy in … Continued

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Can I go to School While I’m Pregnant?

If you are a student facing an unexpected pregnancy, you may not need to compromise your education goals. While pregnancy (especially an unexpected pregnancy) can feel particularly difficult for a student, it is still completely possible to complete an education even while pregnant or parenting. Although you may need to make adjustments to your schedule … Continued

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