What are the Risks of Abortion? 

Abortion is a serious pregnancy decision, with major risks and side effects including incomplete abortion, infection, and depression. If you are thinking about this pregnancy option, learn the facts before making up your mind.  At True Care Women’s Resource Center, we provide you with clear facts about abortion and information on all your pregnancy options.

What Are the Risks of the Abortion Pill?

Never thought you would be faced with an unplanned pregnancy? It’s a hard reality to take in and it can feel overwhelming at times to make a pregnancy decision. Know that you are not alone. If you are considering taking the abortion pill, you will want to be aware of the risks and informed about

What Is The Abortion Pill?

Parenting, adoption, and abortion — these are the three options available when facing an unplanned pregnancy. While each option seems relatively black and white, there are a lot of factors at play when it comes to deciding which option is best for you. Continue reading to learn more about the abortion pill! Here at True

Many Women Pressured to Abort

Are you experiencing an unplanned pregnancy? Is someone telling you to abort but you don’t really want to? A woman can feel pressured to make a decision she really doesn’t want to make regarding her pregnancy – that pressure from someone important to you (boyfriend, husband, parents, grandparents) is called coercion. The definition of coercion is to

6 Things You Need to Know Before Having an Abortion

Experiencing an unplanned pregnancy often causes a woman fear and uncertainty. She faces a decision that affects her future, whether she chooses to continue the pregnancy or not. If you are facing that decision, below are six things you need to know, especially if you’re seriously considering abortion. Am I really pregnant? You may get

Breast Cancer and Abortion: Is There a Connection?

Did you know that one in eight American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime? Did you know that some studies show abortion might be a contributing factor to breast cancer? October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Although doctors do not know the exact cause of breast cancer, or why one

Plan B vs Plan C

Do you know the difference between Plan B and Plan C? We explain below. Plan B We also know the Morning After Pill as Plan B or Emergency Contraception. Depending upon the brand, the emergency contraception product contains estrogen and/or the synthetic hormone levonorgestrel, The Morning After Pill must be taken within 120 hours of

Is It Important To Get Tested for STDS Before Having An Abortion?

The answer is a definite “Yes!” Two sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), Chlamydia and Gonorrhea, are common culprits of PID and can be easily treated with antibiotics. True Care offers free testing for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea during your pregnancy test appointment, and our nurses provide treatment for our patients who test positive for either of these STDs.

Should I Have an Ultrasound Before Taking the Abortion Pill?

The simple answer is: YES, it’s important to have an ultrasound before taking the abortion pill. Here’s why: You need to know how far along you are. The abortion pill, which is actually a combination of two pills, should only be used if you are 10 weeks along or earlier. You might think you know

Know Your Rights Before Having an Abortion

Are you experiencing an unplanned pregnancy and considering abortion? If so, you should know your rights. Within the healthcare community, there is something known as informed consent—that means you have the right to know the purpose, benefits, and potential risks of a medical procedure. That includes abortion. Before you go through with an abortion, whether that’s