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It’s MY Choice, But How Do I Go About Making It? (Part 2)
Last blog entry we talked about facing the reality of our situations during an unplanned pregnancy and embracing the decision-making process. Well, once the truth has time to sink in, what happens next?
It’s MY Choice, But How Do I Go About Making It? (Part 1)
You take a test and—two lines. Uh oh. Even the outcome is what you suspected, it might still be difficult to face. Suddenly, you are overwhelmed with all sorts of thoughts and emotions.
Ultrasound Use in Pregnancy
Ultrasound has been safely used in pregnancy for over 35 years. With ultrasound, the medical practitioner can see inside the body to obtain information that can be used to confirm and assess how a pregnancy is progressing.
How to Tell Your Parents
1. They deserve to know. Even if you are terminating the pregnancy, plan to tell them before you go for the procedure. Your decision to abort should be a choice based on facts, and the facts include your parents’ response to your pregnancy—not just their “expected” response.
Miscarriage: Facts and Fiction
Miscarriage is defined as any pregnancy loss prior to 24 weeks of pregnancy. Most miscarriages happen during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. It is very common, affecting approximately one in six pregnancies.