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My Friends Are Telling Me to Abort, But I’m Not Ready.

This is your pregnancy, and you alone can decide how to proceed. Your friends and family likely have their own opinions about the steps you should take, but remember that this decision affects your future and you should always consider your well-being. We're here for you...

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Facts About Medical Abortion You Might Not Know

Medical abortion, also known as the abortion pill, terminates an early pregnancy using the prescription drugs mifepristone and misoprostol. What do you know about the abortion pill? Here are six facts you might not have known. 1. The FDA Approved Medical Abortion in 2000. Medical abortion is the...

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Signs You Are Being Pressured into an Abortion Decision

Your family or friends, out of concern, may frighten you with potential (and extreme or rare) negative outcomes regarding parenting or adoption. This can feel like pressure when what you need most is someone to help you carefully weigh all your options. You may have direct...

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Could I Be Pregnant and Not Know It

Typically, most women know when they are pregnant because of a missed period, as it’s one of the first signs. Maybe you think your period is just late. During pregnancy, a woman’s body goes through many hormonal changes, and you have numerous early pregnancy signs. Common...

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What Can Guys Do with an Unplanned Pregnancy?

Your mind may be reeling from the news that your partner has an unplanned pregnancy. An unplanned pregnancy is stressful for her, but you may also feel overwhelmed and frightened. There’s much you can do to sort through your emotions and help your partner during this...

How to Tell Your Partner and Family You Are Pregnant

It’s often challenging to share the news of your unexpected pregnancy with loved ones. You likely care deeply about what your partner and family think. Although this is normal, remember that they cannot make a pregnancy decision for you. Your loved ones may be disappointed or...

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What Can I Do if My Partner Doesn’t Support My Pregnancy?

Support is crucial when you have an unexpected pregnancy. And you alone can make a pregnancy decision. Having an unsupportive partner can make moving forward seem impossible. You should never be coerced into choosing abortion. Lighthouse Pregnancy Resource Center provides no-cost, confidential support and cares about...

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What is Ectopic Pregnancy?

Ectopic pregnancy is a medical condition that occurs when a fertilized egg implants in a location outside the uterus, such as the ovary, cervix, or fallopian tube. This condition can pose dangerous complications for the woman, and it is not a viable (growing) pregnancy. To determine...

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3 Reasons You Need an Ultrasound Before Abortion

If you think you want an abortion, why have an ultrasound? At first glance, this scan may seem unnecessary. But an obstetric ultrasound is vital to keeping you safe and informing you of your options. Continue reading to learn more about why having an ultrasound is...