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4 Things to Know When Experiencing An Unplanned Pregnancy

An unplanned pregnancy is a crossroads of change in a woman’s life. That “fork in the road” requires her to make a decision that affects her future. Below are four things you need to know if you’re a experiencing an unplanned pregnancy: Is the pregnancy viable?  Getting a positive result on a home pregnancy test only … Continued


4 Reasons Why Women Considering Abortion Should Have An Ultrasound

A woman considering abortion owes it to herself to have an ultrasound prior to her abortion procedure. There are a number of medical and personal reasons why this is important. Here are four reasons a woman should have an ultrasound prior to getting an abortion and why True Care Women’s Resource Center provides ultrasound service: … Continued


Pressure to Abort Not Uncommon

Women considering abortion often feel pressured to do so. Such stresses may be circumstantial, relating to the woman’s life situation, or they may be personal, affected by her relationships. Perhaps she is a college student, or soon will be, and she believes she has to choose between school and being pregnant. Maybe her partner or … Continued


What We See on Ultrasound in the 1st Trimester

Women experiencing unplanned pregnancies come to True Care to find out about their pregnancy options, get resources, and confirm the viabilty of their pregnancies. Viabilty means we can see a baby with a heart beat in the mom’s uterus.  Many of our patients are suprised to see a heart beating in the 5th week of … Continued


Abortion at Home: Is It Safe?

During the past few years, websites for purchasing abortion pills via the internet have sprung up. Currently, it’s illegal for anyone living in the United States to receive abortion drugs through an internet site. However, a group of researchers conducted a study a few years ago by which they obtained abortion medication and published the results last … Continued


Abortion: A Quick Fix?

Even though many women view abortion as a “quick fix” to an unplanned pregnancy, is it really? You’ve taken a home pregnancy test and it turned out positive. You panic – you don’t feel ready to be a mom and your relationship with the guy you’re dating is pretty new. You don’t know what he’ll … Continued


What is True Care and What Can We Do For You?

True Care Women’s Resource Center is a non-profit organization that helps women experiencing unplanned pregnancies. We offer medical services, including limited obstetrical ultrasound and STD testing and treatment for chlamydia and gonorrhea, and we provide education on all three pregnancy options (abortion, adoption, and parenting). We also provide a listing of community resources to help … Continued


Can I Still go to School if I am Pregnant?

Many of our patients are still in school.  Junior high, high school, and college students all experience unplanned pregnancies.  One concern for pregnant students is what to do regarding their education. Sometimes concern about school causes a young woman who is pregnant to drop out or to even consider abortion.  Schooling may become more complicated; … Continued


Garlic in your Amniotic Fluid? Who Knew?

This weekend (7/28-7/30) has been designated Garlic Days.  Yes, I know that is weird and probably not pertinent to anyone reading this article unless you live in Gilroy, CA where they have a very large garlic festival.  However, it made me wonder about eating garlic while pregnant.  Are there benefits?  Are there concerns?  How does garlic … Continued



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