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This woman is thinking about how to recover emotionally after an abortion.
How to Recover Emotionally After An Abortion

If you’ve had an abortion, whether recently or in the past, you are likely to struggle with your emotions and feel overwhelmed. There are well-known complications and side effects that can occur after an abortion, including emotional and mental side effects. In fact, a study of...

How Does the Overturning of Roe v. Wade Affect Women’s Rights?
How Does the Overturning of Roe v. Wade Affect Women’s Rights?

The Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has produced a lot of confusion—what does this decision mean for women’s rights in your area? The short answer is that you still have pregnancy options and resources available to you in New Jersey.  If you...

What Are the Risks of the Abortion Pill?
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When you give to Lighthouse, you are coming alongside those facing unexpected pregnancy in our community with practical help and hope – at a time they need it most. You offer critical support to women and men navigating a challenging season of their life. No...

This woman is wondering can you still get an abortion in NJ?
Can You Still Get an Abortion in NJ?

Are you considering abortion after finding out you’re unexpectedly pregnant? The recent overturning of Roe v. Wade has brought up many questions and concerns in women about access to abortion. Though many women thought the overturning of Roe v. Wade would outlaw abortion, it simply depends...

Will My Insurance Pay For My Girlfriend’s Abortion Pill?

Generally speaking, health insurance will only extend your coverage to another individual if there is an established financial legal obligation. This means you are either married or have a domestic partnership. If not, your insurance would not cover the cost of any of her medical...

This woman is curious about the mental health effects of abortion
What Are the Mental Health Effects from Abortion?

Every woman processes an abortion decision differently, so the answer to this question is not straightforward. However, experts agree that at least some women do have significant mental health issues as a result of their abortion experience. What Emotions Might Women Feel After Abortion? According to the...

This woman is wondering can she get the abortion pill by mail?
Can I Get the Abortion Pill by Mail?

In the state of New Jersey, it is possible to get a prescription for a medication abortion only after a telehealth visit. Once the prescription has been written, it can then be sent to a local pharmacy so the patient can pick it up and...

This woman is wondering is abortion or adoption right for her?
Is Abortion or Adoption the Best Choice for Me?

If you feel parenting is not an option for you, abortion and adoption are your other two options.  As you consider these options, it is important to become informed about the process and risks of both abortion and adoption. In this blog, we share the must-know...

This woman is wondering what are the signs of an incomplete abortion?
What Are the Signs of an Incomplete Abortion?

The typical signs of an incomplete abortion are moderate to severe vaginal bleeding, and sometimes lower abdominal cramping and/or pelvic pain. What Is Incomplete Abortion? Incomplete abortion happens when the abortion pill or other abortion method terminates the pregnancy, but tissue remains inside the body. It is...

This woman is thinking about how an adoption plan can prevent depression caused by abortion.
How an Adoption Plan Can Prevent Depression Caused by Abortion

Making an adoption plan can prevent depression caused by abortion by enabling women to carry their babies to term, even if they don’t have a desire to parent.  Abortion and Mental Health: Is There a Connection? As unique individuals, every woman will react differently to abortion. That’s why...