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Breast Cancer and Abortion: Is There a Connection?

Woman is researching the connection between abortion and breast cancer.

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 … Continued


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 … Continued


Supporting You During Your Unplanned Pregnancy

  Friendships are valuable, especially those who are true friends. When a person experiences challenging times, such as job loss, illness, or unplanned pregnancy, having friends to encourage, support, and listen to you is priceless. Yet, some women don’t feel supported. Perhaps some are new to the community and haven’t made a close circle of … Continued


What Can True Care Do For Me?

  If you find you’re experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, to whom do you turn? Friend? Family? Your partner? People who care about you can listen, cry with you, and help you consider plans for the future. The question is–can you trust them to not judge you, push you into a decision you don’t want to … Continued


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. … Continued


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 … Continued


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 … Continued


At-Home Abortion/Plan C is Not a Good Plan

At-home abortion, also known as self-managed abortion and Plan C, is being touted as “safe” and allowing a woman to oversee her health care. However, taking any drugs, including abortion pills, without a physician’s supervision is unwise due to potential risks and side effects. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) only approves the abortion … Continued



True Care Works Diligently to Help You Feel Safe!

Your health and safety matter! At True Care, we are doing all that we can to help you feel safe and comfortable when you visit our facility. For example, last year, we implemented a security system for patient confidentiality and safety. Before anyone comes into the center, they must use the outdoor buzzer and tell … Continued


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