An unplanned pregnancy comes with unexpected twists and turns, but you don’t have to do it alone. Be informed about your many pregnancy questions and get them answered by our team at Women’s Care Center today.
How Do I Know I’m Pregnant?
Though at-home pregnancy tests are 99% accurate, there is a chance of inaccuracy if you took a test at the wrong time or the wrong way. Be sure with lab-quality pregnancy testing at our center today. Confirm your pregnancy results to take your next step.
How Much Does An Appointment Cost?
All of our pregnancy services and support are at no cost to you. Whether you need to confirm your pregnancy, receive STD testing, or a pre-termination consultation – it’s all free and confidential!
When Should I Take a Pregnancy Test?
For the most accurate pregnancy test results – take a test at least one week after your missed period. A pregnancy hormone called HCG needs this amount of time to produce a detectable amount read on a pregnancy test.
Do I Need an Ultrasound?
After receiving a positive lab-quality pregnancy test, an ultrasound is necessary to confirm your pregnancy. An ultrasound determines:
- How far along you are in your pregnancy
- The viability of your pregnancy (if there is a heartbeat)
- The location of your pregnancy (if it’s growing within your uterus or not)
We at the Women’s Care Center offer free and confidential limited obstetrical ultrasounds.
What Are the Risks of Abortion?
With either type of abortion procedure comes major risks. You deserve to know what they are. According to the Mayo Clinic, common risks of surgical abortion include…
- Perforation of the uterus
- Scar tissue on the uterine wall
- Heavy bleeding
- Damage to the cervix
According to the Mayo Clinic, common risks of medication abortion include…
- Incomplete abortion (which may need to be followed by surgical abortion)
- Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
- Heavy and prolonged bleeding