Unwanted Pregnancy: What Next?

Unwanted Pregnancy What Next

The thought of being unexpectedly pregnant can be really scary. You never thought you would be in this position, but your period is late, or maybe you’ve had a positive pregnancy test, and panic is setting in. Even though you aren’t sure where to turn for help or what to do next, you don’t need […]


Does My Age Put Me at Risk if Pregnant?

Does My Age Put Me At Risk If Pregnant

Do you feel fear and uncertainty because you think you might be unexpectedly pregnant? Do you wonder if your age puts you at risk if pregnant? Do you believe that abortion might be your only logical option? If so, read on as we explore age, pregnancy, and ways to reduce potential risks so that you […]


Pregnancy Help in San Diego

Pregnancy Help in San Diego

When you find out you’re unexpectedly pregnant, it can feel terrifying. So many thoughts and questions race through your mind – Pregnancy wasn’t in my plans, now what? Where do I turn for help? Who can I trust? If you live in or near San Diego, Pregnancy Care Clinic is available to serve you during […]


How Late Can You Have an Abortion in California?

how late can you have an abortion in CA

Facing an unexpected pregnancy can be painful and complicated. You might feel shocked, panicked, or scared — more than likely, you feel all three of these emotions at once. An unplanned pregnancy may cause you to make life-changing decisions during a time when you don’t feel like yourself. What Are Your Options? You might know […]


The Cost of Having a Baby

the cost of having a baby

Finding out you are pregnant can be overwhelming. Pregnancy is a life changing, wonderful, and sometimes terrifying possibility. Everyone responds to pregnancy differently, especially if it is unplanned.  Regardless of being fearful or energized by the prospect of change, one question is at the forefront, “How much will it cost to have a baby?” There […]


How to Read Pregnancy Test Results: Positive or Negative

how to read pregnancy test results

When you think you might be unexpectedly pregnant, it’s confusing when you see that faint line in the results window and wonder if you’re really pregnant — or not. Can you take a home pregnancy test and trust the results? And once you have taken a test, how can you read it accurately to know […]


How Early Can You Take a Pregnancy Test?

how early can you take a pregnancy test

You think you might be pregnant and naturally you want to find out for sure as soon as possible. There are plans and decisions to make, so you may wonder how early you can take a pregnancy test. Besides, it’s hard to wait for an answer that could alter your life in a big way. […]


The Importance of Folate During Fetal Development

Add Folate to Your Diet

Folate is known to prevent neural tube birth defects, which affect approximately 3,000 pregnancies every year in the United States [1].  This is an essential nutrient that supports neural tube development during pregnancy. What Are Neural Tube Defects? An embryo’s nervous system forms just one month after conception, before many women even realize they’re pregnant. […]


Can You Still Have an Abortion if You Have an STI?

Can You Still Have an Abortion if You Have an STI

Pregnancy Care Clinic now offers STI Testing! The term STD has been updated with the more accurate term, STI. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are infections that spread from one person to another through sexual contact. STIs can seriously compromise a woman’s reproductive health and general health overall. Medical risks can increase when STIs are undiagnosed […]


Concern for Coronavirus During and After Pregnancy

coronavirus and pregnancy

Coronavirus and Pregnancy The Coronavirus is not new. It was discovered in the 1960’s when testing was done on students who were believed to have a common cold infection. [1] Learn the interesting history of this virus here: Since then, there have been several mutations found which affect humans. Most notably are SARS, MERS, and […]


Identifying an Unhealthy Relationship from the Start

identify relationship problems from start

You thought you had a great connection, but now he isn’t answering your texts. It’s like he disappeared. Welcome to the dating world we live in, where being ghosted can leave you feeling insecure and undesirable. In this dating environment, it’s understandable how easy it could be to fall into the trap of an unhealthy […]


Choosing the Right Prenatal Vitamin

Folate

Prenatal vitamin with folic acid or methylfolate? You’ve probably heard that you should be supplementing with folic acid during pregnancy. It is key for your baby’s growth and development. It is also important to support your production of new cells, and repair of damaged DNA! Healthy levels of folate can also help prevent several forms […]


New Concern for Women Considering Abortion

research lab frozen specimen

New Concern for Women Considering Abortion The US Government provides grants through the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institute of Health (NIH) for various research projects. The government’s aim is to help in the creation of new treatments, vaccines and drugs. Privately funded research also takes place for the same goals, but […]


New Year, New You! Healthy Choices to Begin Making in 2020

New Year, New You! Healthy Choices to Begin Making in 2020

You don’t have to set sky-high goals for 2020. Even small changes in your choices can add up to big changes towards a fulfilling and healthy life.


3 Benefits of an Ultrasound Exam

3 Benefits of an Ultrasound Exam

An appointment for a pregnancy ultrasound is a good next step. We discuss three ways an ultrasound benefits you when you’re facing an unexpected pregnancy.