I Don’t Want to Be Pregnant. Is Abortion My Only Option?

I Don’t Want to Be Pregnant. Is Abortion My Only Option?

Did your positive pregnancy test send you into an emotional tornado? If your world seems to be spinning out of control with the news of your unplanned pregnancy, first take a deep breath. While abortion is the only option for ending a pregnancy, keep in mind it is currently illegal in Tennessee. In addition to legal abortion in another state, you have two other options: parenting and adoption. Both of those involve carrying your pregnancy to term. However, the outcome might be a better fit for your lifestyle.

Adoption Considerations

Adoption is one of your most flexible options. It offers ...read more

Is an Online Abortion or At-Home Abortion Safe?

Is an Online or At-Home Abortion Safe?

Ever since the pandemic, people have wanted to do more things at home or online. It just seems easier and in some cases, more private. Perhaps for you, an abortion falls under this same category. Rather than travel to another state and enter an abortion clinic, you are considering just doing an at-home abortion.  But before you do that, there are some things you should know. 

The Abortion Pill Takes Time

Taking the abortion pill is not like popping a couple of Tylenol pills that makes your headache disappear within an hour. The abortion pill is a series of pills that can take several da ...read more

Why Talk to us About Abortion?

Why Talk to us About Abortion?

Abortion became illegal in Tennessee and many surrounding states last summer.  Our clinic doesn’t, and never has, performed abortions. So why do we spend so much time talking about it on our blog and in our office? Because abortion still matters. Women who live in the south still continue to experience unplanned pregnancies. You still have unanswered questions and hear mixed opinions about what you should do next.

We Want You To Know the Truth

If you turn to social media for the truth about abortion, you might find 50 different answers. Many pe ...read more

How Can I Recover Emotionally From an Abortion?

How Can I Recover Emotionally From an Abortion?

Do you struggle with nightmares or negative feelings after your abortion? You are not alone. 

People don’t often post their emotional struggles after an abortion on social media, and might never talk about it with their peers. But that doesn’t mean that many women don’t struggle emotionally after having an abortion. 

In one study, 65 percent of post-abortive American women showed some signs that correlate with PTSD and 14.3 percent met the full diagnostic criteria for PTSD.

And ...read more

Is Abortion or Adoption Right for Me?

Is Abortion or Adoption Right for Me?

Does the thought of having a baby in nine months (or less) make your hands start to sweat? Maybe you just don’t feel ready.

But you just discovered that you are pregnant. 

Now you are weighing the options between abortion and adoption. 

Here are a couple of things to consider when making your decision:

Do You Have Health Concerns?

You should know that both the abortion pill and surgical abortion have resulted in complications for many women. Some of the ...read more

What Are The Signs of an Incomplete Abortion? 

What Are The Signs of an Incomplete Abortion? 

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If you are considering an abortion, it is important to learn about all the associated risks beforehand. 

One of the more common complications of abortion is an incomplete abortion. 

What is an Incomplete Abortion?

Sometimes an abortion doesn’t remove all the parts of the baby or placenta. When there are remaining parts of a pregnancy inside a womb it is called an incomplete abortion.

The National Library of Medicine ...read more

What Are The Mental Health Effects Of Abortion?

What Are The Mental Health Effects Of Abortion?

Many women struggle mentally and emotionally after having an abortion, but few talk about it. Most assume that others in their circle will not understand. 

But if you have had an abortion, it is important to let yourself walk through the emotions you are wrestling with. It is important to process it with others who can help you see that you are not alone. There is hope for healing after an abortion.

Is It Common to Have Mental Health Effects From Abortion? 

Almost thirty years ago, the Journal of Social Issues dedicated an entire issue filled with contributions about the psychological ef ...read more

What Are the Side Effects of the Abortion Pill?

What are the Side Effects From the Abortion Pill?

If you are looking into the option of an abortion, it may seem convenient, but it comes with its own side effects like any other medical procedure.  Read the rest of this article so you can make a more informed decision about your pregnancy. 

How Does the Abortion Pill Work?

The abortion pill actually consists of a regimen of two different drugs. The first is mifepristone, which you will take at the doctor’s office, which works as a ...read more

What Are the Risks of Ordering the Abortion Pill Online?

What Are the Risks of Ordering the Abortion Pill Online?

When facing an unexpected pregnancy, many women choose to terminate it with as much privacy as possible, so they get an abortion pill prescription online after a telehealth visit and perform the procedure in their own homes. The FDA has only approved this method up to 70 days or less since the first day of a woman’s last menstrual period.

How Do You Order the Abortion Pill Online?

In some states, abortion clinics offer telehealth consultations that do not require ...read more

What Are the Risks of the Abortion Pill?

What Are the Risks of the Abortion Pill?

Like other medications, the abortion pill comes with a number of serious risks. These risks include pelvic inflammatory disease, sepsis, and incomplete abortion.  You deserve to be aware of the possible risks before choosing the abortion pill.

What Is the Abortion Pill?

The abortion pill, or medication abortion, is actually two drugs that you take to end an early pregnancy. The first drug, mifepristone, is prescribed and taken at the abortion clinic. It ends the pregnancy by blocking progesterone, which is needed for the pregnancy to grow. The se ...read more

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