Volunteers Support True Care … and Our Patients

Do you volunteer or have you ever thought about volunteering for a worthy cause? Volunteers give their time to support organizations they care about. They build houses for Habitat for Humanity, rescue and foster pets for animal shelters and pet rescue groups, and cook for and/or feed the hungry for rescue missions. All of this

Women Helping Women

Are women their sisters’ keeper? Many would say yes. Women are relational – their instinct is to be compassionate and caring. If your best friend or sister is experiencing a crisis, like a health concern or a work issue, you are there for her, listening, helping, encouraging. And, if you’re the woman having a problem,

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

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

Reasons Women Have Abortions

There are many reasons women consider and/or have an abortion when they experience an unplanned pregnancy. Family, finances, health, education, and career are factors that affect a woman’s decision between carrying to term and aborting. According to the Guttmacher Institute, the research arm of Planned Parenthood, more than half of women in the United States who

Things to Know Before and After Having an Abortion

Abortion has been legal in the United States for 44 years, with the Supreme Court decision of Roe vs. Wade in January 1973. There are generations of Americans who have never known a world without legalized abortion. The Guttmacher Institute, a research and policy organization, cites there were approximately one million abortions performed annually in the United States,

Think You’re Pregnant and Not Sure What To Do? Contact True Care!

For many people, the past few weeks have been filled with busyness, excitement, and laughter, maybe even some parties. Perhaps you hooked up with a good-looking guy and now you’ve missed your period. You’re wondering if you might be pregnant. Concern and anxiety fill you as you consider the possibility of an unplanned pregnancy. True

Adoption – A Loving Choice with Deep Challenges

When some people think of ‘adoption,’ they consider these and other words as part of the vocabulary: LOVE-REJECTION-NEW BEGINNINGS-RESPONSIBLE-IRRESPONSIBLE-PAIN-UNCERTAINTY-SADNESS-HOPE-ABANDONMENT-JOY The Option of Adoption Adoption is an emotional choice for all involved.  A woman who chooses adoption feels that the baby within her deserves to live, grow and have a family that will love and support

Erasing Pregnancy

An unplanned pregnancy can feel overwhelming.  The timing is usually terrible.  The situation is wrong.  Perhaps a young lady just started a new job or is still in school.  Maybe she isn’t married and her parents will be disappointed.  Sometimes infidelity or medical problems factor in. There are so many variables, stresses and pressures created by

Alcohol and Pregnancy Don’t Mix

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) affect nearly 40,000 babies every year, according to experts. Today (Sept. 9) is FASD Awareness Day, and September is FASD Awareness Month, a time to educate and encourage pregnant women to not drink alcohol during pregnancy. What is FASD? This term refers to the range of effects that can occur in a