Category: Unplanned Pregnancy

Insights in reproductive health research and practice from CompassCare's medical team.

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So You’re Pregnant? Symptoms & Possible Complications

Jenna just found out last week that she’s pregnant. But before she can make a decision about her pregnancy, she begins to experience cramping and light bleeding. She wonders, is she miscarrying or is this a normal part of the early stages of pregnancy? Is there still time to decide whether she wants to keep […]

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RU486 – Medical Abortion Reversal

It may be possible to reverse your medical abortion! You’ve taken the first medical abortion pill (RU486, a.k.a. mifepristone), but you’ve changed your mind. We can help! Call us immediately at 585.633.8883 to set up a free appointment. The sooner you receive treatment, the greater your chances of sustaining your pregnancy. How Does Medical Abortion […]

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The movie “Nine Months” (2001) takes a comical, but truthful look at the intense emotional roller coaster an unplanned pregnancy can take both the woman and a man on. At one point, Sam (Hugh Grant), distressed by the fact that he might have to get rid of his car and his cat, screams at his […]

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What is Informed Consent?

“Every state requires that a patient consent before undergoing medical treatment and that the consent be ‘informed,’”1 yet only 35 states require that women receive counseling before an abortion is performed. This does not excuse your healthcare provider from fulfilling their responsibilities to communicate all possible short- and long-term side-effects of each treatment option. Your […]

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Unplanned Pregnancies Can Change the World

Pregnant.  Young.  Alone.  Afraid. Meet Mary. She was from a small town… nowhere really.  The name of her hometown did not even merit a dot on the map.  Yet she found herself surprised by an unexpected pregnancy.  “How can this be?”  What would her parents think?  What would the townspeople say?  She would be an […]

Is My Life Over?

“That test came back positive, I told him, no, that’s not true.”
“I was shocked and a little uneasy, because it wasn’t planned.”
“I was just in, um, just a mess. Emotionally a mess.”

No. Your life is not over. Even if it might feel like the end of the world, be assured, it’s not. Plans may need a bit of adjusting to compensate for this unexpected turn, but CompassCare can help.

Each year thousands of women find themselves in the same position you are in now. You have the ability to make a responsible choice regarding this pregnancy. Outside influences like school, work, friends and family can all vie for your allegiance, but at this moment in time, it needs to be about you.

Whether you’re considering ending your pregnancy or carrying your baby to term, you have options.

“As soon as I went to the center, I think that they knew right away how I was feeling.”
“I felt very comfortable coming in.”
“They were completely open and nice and I felt like I could talk to them about anything.”

CompassCare’s average patient satisfaction rating is 9.8 out of 10. Schedule your free consultation.