Discovering you’re pregnant as a teenager can be a scary time indeed. You may feel horrified that this has happened to you, thinking “How can I be pregnant?”. All of the unknowns come rushing at you causing fear and emotional turmoil. How do I tell my parents? What about school? [...]
So, you had an awesome night out with friends, found yourself in a place you didn’t expect and now you’re panicking because, while your judgement was clouded, you had unprotected sex. You’ve heard of emergency contraceptives and know some people who have used them so you decide it’s worth a [...]
It's North Carolina Law. North Carolina law requires that a woman receive certain abortion information at least 72 hours prior to an abortion (effective 10/1/2015). This information is part of the N.C. Woman’s Right to Know Act of 2011 that mandates the giving of informed consent prior to an abortion. [...]
So there you are in your bathroom, anxiously watching the timer on your phone count down. You hear the ding; you hesitantly look; and…. One line…. Negative. The first rush of feeling is relief. But then – wait a minute. Your period is 6 days late, and you are NEVER [...]
You may think a blood pregnancy test (BPT) might be more accurate than a urine test to determine pregnancy. However, the facts show that this is not the case. How pregnancy tests work Both a blood pregnancy test and a urine pregnancy test measure the presence and amount of a [...]
Wondering if you’re pregnant or not and waiting to find out can feel like torture. Taking a home pregnancy test is often the first course of action. These easily available tests are no substitute for a doctor’s care, of course – and even a negative pregnancy test can be [...]
It has been more than a month and no signs of your periods started. The first thing that comes to mind is to rush to your local drugstore. Before you grab the first home pregnancy test, take a moment to consider what your best choices are and how precise they [...]
So there you are in your bathroom, anxiously watching the timer on your phone count down. You hear the ding; you hesitantly look; and…. One line…. Negative. The first rush of feeling is relief. But then - wait a minute.