Dos and Don’ts For A Clearer Path to Pregnancy

  Being pregnant is an exciting time, but soon after you see the positive sign on that little stick, your instant excitement may turn to nerves. The path to a healthy baby may seem overwhelming, but not to worry! Here are a few dos and don’ts to assist in a smooth pregnancy before your first … Continued

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My Girlfriend May Be Pregnant. What Do I Do?

As a teenager or young adult, an unplanned pregnancy can make you feel as if you have nowhere to turn. Which is why Options Medical Clinic is available to help you through what you may consider a challenging time. While you gather your thoughts to deal with this major life event, consider the following to … Continued

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Answers To Your Home Pregnancy Test Questions

  If you have a suspicion that you may be pregnant, your knee-jerk reaction is likely to go to your local store and pick up a home pregnancy test. That’s a great place to start. Here are the answers to some commonly asked questions regarding an at-home test: How soon can I take a pregnancy … Continued

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Adoption – Is it the choice for you?

You’re pregnant. Breathe in. Breathe out. There are many decisions that come with pregnancy. One may be that you don’t feel ready to take on the responsibility of a child. That’s perfectly okay. You have choices. Your pregnancy choices include parenting your baby, adoption, or abortion. These choices aren’t simply black and white, and we … Continued

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Gonorrhea and Chlamydia – What Does That Even Mean?

  You’ve heard of the different types of STDs, such as gonorrhea and chlamydia, but symptoms for one STD may be confused for another or symptoms may not appear at all. With more than half of the population experiencing an STD in their lifetime and 1 in 5 women between the ages of 15-24 having … Continued

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Making an Informed Decision When Considering Abortion

After days, or maybe weeks of uncertainty, you’ve finally determined that you are indeed pregnant. Now it’s time to consider next steps. You have several options, and abortion is one of them. It’s important you know the facts about abortion so you may make an informed decision if this is one of the options you’re … Continued

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What Types of Abortions Are Available?

The type of abortion used to terminate a pregnancy is determined by how far a woman’s pregnancy has progressed. The first step is for the woman to receive a sonogram so the pregnancy can be dated accurately and conditions such as ectopic pregnancy can be ruled out. Medical abortions are only available through the first … Continued

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Can I Be Pregnant If We Didn’t Have Sex?

This may seem like an odd question to some, but to others, it is a real worry. The reason we want to talk about it is simply because this question comes up a lot. So, don’t feel bad for wanting to know! Young girls who have recently gone through puberty, or those who grew up … Continued

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Have You Considered Adoption?

  An unplanned pregnancy can leave you feeling like you are in a tailspin. Your plans for the future will suddenly change and may bring about a tidal wave of questions and uncertainty. Everyone you know, from friends to your family, will have an opinion on what you should do. All of these thoughts will be valid … Continued

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Choices With Unplanned Pregnancy

When faced with an unplanned pregnancy, it’s hard to know what to do first. Even though unplanned or crisis pregnancies are common, it doesn’t lessen the feeling of shock and fear an individual feels when the news is personal. At Options Medical Clinic, there is help available to women who face an unexpected pregnancy and … Continued

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