I’m Pregnant! Now What?

By pcadmin on 1/6/2017
When a women discovers she is pregnant, her life will never be the same, no matter what choice she makes about her pregnancy. It is wise to take some time to process the initial shock. Take a deep breath, take a moment to think about your next steps. The direction you decide upon might be the most important decision you have ever made, so be sure to take enough time to consider every aspect of your situation.

Is getting an ultrasound or sonogram really necessary?

By pcadmin on 11/15/2015
After discovering that they are pregnant, many women are uncertain of the next step to take in their pregnancy. Often having an ultrasound (sonogram) is the last thing on a woman's mind; however, a viability ultrasound can provide crucial information before deciding on a pregnancy plan.

Do I just make an appointment to get an abortion?

By pcadmin on 10/11/2015
  • You’ve decided to get an abortion.  What’s next?  The steps leading up to making a decision to abort are important parts of the decision making process.  Many times, the decision making process is cut short and the abortion happens without ever knowing if it was even necessary.  Here are some important steps to take prior to having an abortion:

Can I get an abortion without anyone knowing?

By pcadmin on 9/8/2015
In Maryland, if you are a minor, one parent/legal guardian needs to be notified about your procedure. (For more information on notification laws for minors you can refer to our other posts about Parental Notification). However, regardless of your age, you may need to have someone to transport you to the abortion clinic.  This is, in part, due to the risks and side effects of the abortion procedure.

Should I get an abortion as early in my pregnancy as possible?

By pcadmin on 7/10/2015

Sonograms can be done at seven weeks past the last menstrual period.  Prior to that time, it is not always clear whether the pregnancy is living or not.  Women who take the time to wait and have a sonogram done, may find that the abortion is not necessary.  

If I have an abortion, can I still have children?

By pcadmin on 6/5/2015
Questions about abortions can be answered through education and counseling.  Many women find that taking time to talk gives them a sense of control over the issues they are facing.  Answers to questions may lead to understanding more about the central issue of a crisis situation.  Counseling can help women navigate through the sometimes confusing path of these life events.

I’ll know if I have an STD… right?

By pcadmin on 4/22/2015
While some STDs do produce symptoms, many people with an STD have no symptoms at all.  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), many youth in the age range of 15-24 do not know they are infected because they do not have any symptoms.

I want an abortion NOW. What do I do?

By pcadmin on 4/8/2015
Slow down!  There are several factors to consider before scheduling your abortion procedure.

What difference does my personal medical history make if I want an abortion?

By pcadmin on 3/23/2015
You may have already decided that you want to have an abortion, but before you move ahead, there is another important step in the process.  Many women do not stop to consider their personal medical history before they make a final decision.  Because abortion is a serious medical procedure, some of the risks of abortion may be higher for women with certain medical conditions or certain factors in their medical history.  Some things that should be explored include:

If you want an abortion, can you answer these three questions?

By pcadmin on 3/16/2015

1. Are you pregnant?  A missed period often causes a woman to think she may be pregnant. However, there can be other reasons for a missed period.  Have a test done and get the results confirmed before you make an abortion decision.  At the Pregnancy Clinic our tests are laboratory grade urine tests and they are free!

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The Pregnancy Clinic provides free, confidential health services related to unexpected pregnancies and other sexual health concerns, including free pregnancy tests, ultrasound, abortion information, and STD/HIV testing and treatment. 

The Pregnancy Clinic provides complete, medically-accurate information and services for women seeking an abortion but does not provide abortions or abortion referrals.

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