Frequently Asked Questions
Perhaps you are too afraid to contact us but you have some questions. We hope that the answers to general questions listed below will help you.
A woman becomes pregnant through sexual intercourse or other sexual activities when sperm from the man travels up through the woman’s vagina and into her uterus. Pregnancy occurs when a sperm fertilizes an egg in the woman and the fertilized egg implants itself in the uterus wall.
All our services are confidential which means, we won’t tell anyone (parents, friends, etc.) that you visited us and won’t contact you without your permission. We are here to help you!
Pregnancy can happen any time that sperm is ejaculated or pre-ejaculated out of a man and spilled near the woman’s sexual organs. There is no way to know the exact risk of pregnancy when this happens – no matter how it happens. Activities such as petting or foreplay can still put you at risk of becoming pregnant.
Many women don’t experience any symptoms until after they have missed their period or are at least a week or two along. Nausea, swollen breasts, being tired or dizzy as well as having to go to the bathroom often are common things a pregnant woman experiences. Every woman’s body is different and you may have different symptoms. It is possible that any combination of these symptoms could mean you are premenstrual or that you have the flu or some other illness. The only way to be sure it to have a pregnancy test. Many women, especially young women, have normally irregular periods. This means that the period can be delayed. These irregularities can happen from month to month. Although pregnancy could be a reason missing a period, it could also be caused by illness, travel, worry or stress.
Our test is a urine based test, and is about 99% accurate. Other tests may vary in their accuracy.
Urine based pregnancy tests work by picking up a hormone that your body produces when you are pregnant. If the test is done too early in the pregnancy, it may not be able find the hormone yet and result in a “false negative” test.
Yes some of the possible side effects of this drug are fatigue, irregular bleeding, tenderness, abdominal pain, headaches, nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness and possible blood clot formation.
No, It is against the law for anyone to force you to have an abortion. Not even a husband or parent can require you to undergo an abortion against your will, even if you are a minor (under 18 years old). Our center exists to help you in any circumstance. We can also help you in discussing your possible pregnancy with those closest to you that are influencing your decision
Yes, abortion has many risks to your body. Women have even died after their abortions.
Post-Abortion syndrome (PAS) is what some women experience following an abortion. While some can experience relief right after their abortion, emotions can “catch up” with them months or even years later. Many express that they wish they could go back and “undo” the abortion. Some typical symptoms include: guilt, anxiety, depression, thoughts of suicide, re-experiencing the abortion, fear of not being able to get pregnant again, survival guilt, eating disorders, alcohol or drug abuse.
- “before I formed you in the womb I knew you.” -Jeremiah 1:5
- “You created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made…My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place. When I was woven together in the depths of the earth, your eye saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.” -Psalm 139:13-16
- “Your hands shaped me and made me…You molded me like clay.” -Job 10:8-12
First, encourage her to come into our center to confirm her pregnancy. Let her know that she does not need to make any decision right now.
Abortion isn’t an “easy” solution by any means. If you are considering an abortion, please take the time to research all your options. visit our “Your Choices” page for more specific information about your choices.