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Physical Recovery After an Abortion

Physical Recovery After an Abortion

After a surgical or chemical abortion there are some basic things you can do to help in your recovery. You may feel physically fine after your procedure but you will need to take safety measures to ensure that you do not experience complications.

It’s MY Choice, But How Do I Go About Making It? (Part 3)

It’s MY Choice, But How Do I Go About Making It? (Part 3)

Along this little journey called “decision-making” we’ve gone through several steps: embracing the reality of our situations, gathering information, and including others into the process. So, what’s next? Action.

It’s MY Choice, But How Do I Go About Making It? (Part 2)

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)

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 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.