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HEALTH INFORMATION

PREGNANCY SYMPTOMS

Pregnancy symptoms are different for every woman. Some possible common pregnancy symptoms may include:

  • A missed period

  • Tender, swollen breasts

  • Nausea 

  • Vomiting

  • Frequent urination

  • Excessive tiredness

  • Constipation

  • Mild cramping

  • Light spotting

  • Moodiness


Just because you may be experiencing these symptoms may not necessarily mean you are pregnant. Only a physician can diagnose pregnancy. The only way for you to know for sure that you are pregnant is to have an ultrasound exam so that our Medical Director may confirm that you have a viable intrauterine pregnancy.

 

Our staff is ready to welcome and help you. Call (478) 216-5176 to schedule an appointment.

 

EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION

Before taking emergency contraception, it is important to connect with a medical professional who can further explain what it is and how it affects your body. 

Emergency contraception is taken after a woman has unprotected sex or her birth control method has failed. There are risks and side effects associated with emergency contraceptives one should be aware of, such as:

  • Headache

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Stomach pain

  • Menstrual pain or cramps 

  • Tiredness 

  • Dizziness

 

Emergency contraceptives, such as Ella or the Plan B pill, should not be confused with the abortion pill, Mifeprex, known as RU-486.

 

ABORTION INFORMATION

Finding out you’re pregnant can be an emotional and difficult experience. You have three options when you become pregnant: parenting, adoption, and abortion. Our medical team is available to talk with you about your options and answer your questions.

The gestational age of the fetus determines the abortion method. An ultrasound is used to measure how far along someone is in pregnancy.

As a woman in the state of Georgia, there are certain rights you have by law and specific information that is required to be made available to you to protect you throughout the abortion process.

It is your right to be informed, to know what procedure might be used, and the risks associated with each. When signing consent for an abortion, you are acknowledging you have been informed of:

  • Your medical risks associated with the chosen procedure

  • The probable age of the fetus at the time the abortion is scheduled

 

This checklist is a helpful tool as you determine what information you still need before moving forward.

POST-ABORTION SUPPORT​

Have you had an abortion? Many women who have had an abortion report experiencing strong emotions, such as an overwhelming sense of sadness. Your feelings matter. Whatever your experience may have been or will be in the future, we are here for you.

In a one-on-one, highly confidential setting, we will listen to where you’ve been and encourage you right where you are.

Let us walk alongside you – contact us for more information.

 

ABORTION PILL REVERSAL

Have you taken the first dose of the Abortion Pill, Mifepristone (Mifeprex or RU-486)? Have you changed your mind and wish you could reverse the effects of the abortion pill? Some studies have indicated that the effects of the abortion pill may be reversed if progesterone is given within a certain time frame after the abortion pill has been administered. Call 1-877-558-0333 for more information.

SEXUAL HEALTH

Your sexual health affects many areas of your life. We want the best for you and to empower you to make wise and informed decisions regarding your sexual health. During your appointment, we will:

  • Honor your confidentiality and create an environment for you to be as open as you’d like regarding your sexual health

  • Provide essential information to assist you in making decisions regarding your sexual health

 

Have you been forced to have sex against your will? If so, call us today. We can assist you in getting the help that you need.

 
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REFERENCES

1 Pregnancy symptoms information adapted from:
www.mayoclinic.org

2 Emergency Contraception information adapted from:
www.ella-now.com
www.planbonestep.com
www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/morning-after-pill/basics/why-its-done/prc-20012891

3 Abortion Information adapted from:

Abortion: A Woman’s Right to Know

4 Abortion Option Information adapted from:
www.abortionpillreversal.com

 

SERVICES DISCLAIMER

 

We do not provide extended OB/GYN or pre-natal care, birth control prescriptions or devices, fertility testing, abortion services, or referrals for abortion.