15 Sep 2020

No one knows I’ve had an Abortion…

2020-09-13T10:17:51-04:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Abortion Information, Pregnancy Decisions, Relationships/Sex|

Abortion isn’t always presented in a complete picture. It is framed like a quick decision that will solve the perceived problem of being pregnant and ultimately having a child, but many women who come to us tell us the trauma that followed their visit to the abortion clinic is far [...]

1 Sep 2020

Why Visit a Center like Gateway Women’s Care?

2020-09-13T10:13:10-04:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Abortion Information, Pregnancy Decisions, Relationships/Sex|

So maybe you’ve taken the test and received the unwanted news of those two pink lines or read the word “pregnant” as it appeared across the stick. Something you were not planning on and something you cannot handle at this point in life. Whether you’re in school or already have [...]

15 Aug 2020

“I need an abortion, today!”

2020-09-13T10:02:57-04:00August 15th, 2020|Categories: Abortion Information, Pregnancy Decisions, Relationships/Sex|

With the current concerns with COVID-19, you may feel certain that abortion is the best solution for you - right now. In the state of North Carolina there is no such thing as a “same day” abortion, where you can walk in and get an abortion on the spot.  The [...]

1 Aug 2020

What is the Abortion Pill?

2020-09-13T10:05:38-04:00August 1st, 2020|Categories: Abortion Information, Pregnancy Decisions, Relationships/Sex|

The abortion pill is actually a series of pills that terminate pregnancy. The first pill, mifepristone, begins a process to block the effects of progesterone (which works to sustain the pregnancy) causing the death of the embryo/fetus over the next few days. On day 3, two pills are taken, one [...]

20 Jul 2020

Pregnant in a Pandemic?

2020-07-20T10:38:30-04:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support|

Finding out you are pregnant can be difficult and overwhelming- not to mention during a pandemic! Fear, uncertainty, confusion and anger are just some of the feelings you may be experiencing. While you may be thinking that you don’t have a choice, you do have pregnancy options. Don’t worry needlessly [...]

1 Jul 2020

What Now? My Girlfriend is Pregnant!

2020-07-20T10:40:09-04:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support, Pregnant Girlfriend|

If you aren’t expecting to hear the words, “I’m pregnant” from your girlfriend, they may come as quite a shock. Chances are she was just as stunned as you are. Breaking the news to someone about a surprise baby takes courage. While your first reaction might have been one of [...]

15 Jun 2020

Plan B: Are there side effects?

2020-08-04T09:29:44-04:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support, Pregnant Girlfriend|

As with most medications there are documented side effects to be aware of.  If you have symptoms that persist for more than 48 hours or are severe, see your healthcare professional. (11) Nausea Abdominal pain Fatigue Headache Dizziness Breast tenderness Vomiting Diarrhea Irregular menstrual bleeding   Other side effects include: [...]

1 Jun 2020

My Pregnancy: But a baby will interrupt my plans.

2020-08-04T09:30:08-04:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support, Pregnant Girlfriend|

If you are pregnant and you are not sure what to do, just pause.  Perhaps you are weighing the pregnancy options available for you and cannot see how you can accomplish your personal goals with a baby.  Avoid making a quick, emotional, and irreversible decision that you may later regret [...]

15 May 2020

What If Plan B Fails?

2020-07-13T13:33:41-04:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Abortion Information, Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support|

You were responsible, prepared, and thought things through… you took the pill. You had hoped your emergency contraception would work but it hasn’t and now you’re pregnant and have the overwhelming feeling, “HOW can I be pregnant?!” We can help you through this. If you are having early symptoms of [...]

1 May 2020

Coronavirus, Pregnancy, Abortion

2020-07-13T13:33:54-04:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Abortion Information, Pregnancy Decisions, Pregnancy Support|

An unplanned pregnancy during the COVID-19 pandemic can be a frightening situation and we encourage you to get the facts as you consider your pregnancy options or plan to get an abortion. Pause and take a deep breath – we are here to help you every step of the way. [...]