Pregnancy Education

Think "Plan B" is Your Best Option? Get All the Facts First!

Think “Plan B” is Your Best Option? Get All the Facts First!

The “morning after pill” or “emergency contraception” is something most women are at least familiar with. It sounds great because it’s just for emergencies. It’s your back-up plan. Its fast, safe, and easy. It’s contraception, not abortion. But is all that really true?  Let’s do a little medical digging to learn the truth (after all, …

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Can I Count On The Accuracy Of A Home Pregnancy Test?

The following article was researched and written by Suzy (MSN, RN), a nurse at Advice & Aid Pregnancy Centers. We believe it is important that when women or men have questions regarding a possible pregnancy, that they get accurate, helpful information from the medical community. Here, Suzy helps clear up some of the questions and …

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What Are The Signs of Early Pregnancy?

Experiencing some early pregnancy signs? Thinking you may be pregnant?  Earliest Sign There are signs and symptoms of early pregnancy that many women experience, some even experiencing them just days after the first missed period. Some signs, such as implantation bleeding (6-12 days after conception) happen even before a woman misses her period. Cramping may …

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What's the First Step After a Positive Pregnancy Test

What’s the First Step After a Positive Pregnancy Test?

It’s a positive pregnancy test, now what? That positive pregnancy test is just the beginning – there is more information you need to have before deciding what you want to do in regards to your pregnancy. A limited sonogram will determine if the gestational sac (or pregnancy) is inside the uterus, how far along your …

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`Just a Little Pregnant - Reading Home Pregnancy Tests

Just a “Little” Pregnant – When You Can’t Read the Home Pregnancy Test

I just KNEW I was pregnant. This wasn’t my first rodeo, as they say, and all the signs were there. I was exhausted all.the.time! My breasts were tender, and the real clincher, my period was late. So why did my home pregnancy test come up negative? I thought maybe it was a bad test, so …

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