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Why Talk to Us About Abortion?

Abortion is a permanent, life-changing decision that terminates a pregnancy, and it’s a woman’s right to be as informed as possible before making this choice. That’s why we believe in talking about abortion. With so much information online and in the media about abortion, it can be challenging to know where to begin. This is

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How Can I Recover Emotionally After an Abortion? 

How Can I Recover Emotionally After an Abortion? 

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by difficult emotions after having an abortion, you’re not alone. Studies show that women who have an abortion are 80 percent more likely to suffer from mental health struggles compared to women who carried their pregnancy to term.  Whether you’re experiencing guilt, shame, regret, or anxiety after an abortion, there is

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How to Get Free STI/STD Testing in Maryland?

How to Get Free STI/STD Testing in Maryland?

If you are sexually active, it is important to have regular STI/STD testing. Doing so protects your overall health. The CDC recommends that if you have multiple partners, you should get tested every three to six months.

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Will My Insurance Pay for My Girlfriend’s Abortion?

Will My Insurance Pay for My Girlfriend's Abortion?

Insurance policies generally do not cover those not legally related to the policyholder (whether by blood, through adoption, or in marriage).  How Does My Insurance Work? Insurance helps cover the insured’s medical and financial expenses (the policyholder and their legal dependents). If you, the policyholder, would like to add dependents, there has to be a

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3 Things Needed Before Abortion

3 Things Needed Before Abortion

Before getting an abortion, take control of your health and safety and do these three simple things: Take a reliable pregnancy test Receive an ultrasound Talk to a trusted professional Why Take Another Pregnancy Test? Although most home pregnancy tests are reliable, sometimes there is room for error. This can be due to the following:

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Is Abortion or Adoption Right for Me?

Is Abortion or Adoption Right for Me?

An unplanned pregnancy can bring about many questions and fears. You have options, but knowing the best path to take for your situation can be challenging. The Abortion Option Abortion is a very personal decision. Usually, she may feel unable to support a growing family because of her current lifestyle or living situation. With so

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What Are the Signs of an Incomplete Abortion?

What Are the Signs of an Incomplete Abortion?

The National Library of Medicine states signs of an incomplete abortion include:  Heavy Bleeding Abdominal cramping  Fever Low blood pressure   Understanding what an incomplete abortion is, how it can impact your health, and when it becomes necessary to seek emergency treatment is vital to your health and wellness. If you are contemplating abortion, speak

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What Are the Mental Health Effects of Abortion?

What Are the Mental Health Effects of Abortion?

According to several studies, there is a connection between mental health effects and abortion. Women considering an abortion should understand what these impacts are and how they relate to abortion. Some mental health impacts are: Sadness Stress Depression Guilt Can You Define Mental Health? According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, “Mental

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What are the Different Types of Abortion?

What are the Different Types of Abortion?

What are the Different Types of Abortion? There are two types of abortions: Medical Surgical One is more of an invasive technique than the other. However, both are serious procedures that should be thoroughly discussed with a trusted medical provider or pregnancy center to ensure you protect your health and wellness. What Is a Medical

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Men and Abortion

This is the last in a three-part series of articles originally published in our Summer print newsletter. You may download the full Summer 2021 newsletter here. FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Whether you realize it or not, both women and men make abortion decisions when facing an unplanned pregnancy. While legally the final decision rests with

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