You may not be pregnant. “No way. I’ve taken 4 pregnancy tests and they were all positive. How can I not be pregnant?” False positives do happen. “But I thought pregnancy tests were 99% accurate.” Most pregnancy tests are 99% accurate – when used in a laboratory setting by a trained technician. That accuracy decreases […]
$25 for a pregnancy test can be a bit pricey, especially when you want to buy two or three, just to make sure. A $1 pregnancy test seems like the way to go, but there’s that unnerving feeling that you may be “getting what you paid for.” Are all pregnancy tests the same? First, it’s […]
You’re in the right place! More than 1400 women (and 500 men) visit this website per month for more information regarding their unplanned pregnancy, STDs and to schedule free healthcare services. CompassCare is one of the leading websites for information about abortion in Rochester, NY. Whether you’re interested in knowing more about what types of […]
You may find yourself in an unplanned pregnancy and considering abortion. There are 3 important pieces of information that you need to have before you can make a decision about that pregnancy and what kind of abortion you are eligible for.
Question #1: Are Your Really Pregnant?
The first bit of information that you need to know is if you’re really pregnant. 31% of pregnancies end on their own before 8 weeks. Here in our office, we will give you a clinical pregnancy test to determine if you are really pregnant.
Question #2: How Far Along Are You?
The second piece of information you need is to know how far along you are. The cost and the type of abortion procedure you would be eligible for are greatly affected by how far along your pregnancy is. The only sure way to know that is to do an ultrasound. Here in our office, we would do an ultrasound to determine the gestational age of your pregnancy.
Question #3: Do You Have an STD?
The third piece of information that’s very important is that you need to know if you have an STD. Having an abortion with an untreated STD can cause great risk to your future reproductive health, and we want to help protect that.
Being pregnant when you didn’t intend to is overwhelming and brings with it a lot of questions. The partiality of abortion clinics, personal doubts, and political arguments about abortion don’t have to cloud your judgement. You can have the confidence to make an educated, informed choice about this pregnancy. The choice is yours, but you don’t have to make it alone.
Please call 585.232.3894 or book an appointment online to set up your free, one-hour pre-abortion appointment with a caring, professional nurse.
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 […]
Your pregnancy will benefit greatly from your personal attention to your health and body. It will also improve the how you feel! Here is a general list of how to keep you and your baby at your best. This is not a substitute for the advice of your health care professional. If you think you […]
I didn’t know how I could possibly have this baby. Between school and work, and just trying to have a life…I couldn’t imagine trying to do all that and take care of a baby at the same time. I mean, I wanted to have kids someday, but this was not in the plan. Not now, […]
We women have been blessed with the amazing ability to talk. Well, not just talk, but yak; mountains of words about the terribly important to the downright boring and mundane. Really, our mountain of words, which is simultaneously amazing and annoying to men, is how we work through life: we gather and discuss facts; find […]
Are you facing an unplanned pregnancy today? No doubt you feel like you need to resolve this crisis quickly. The nurses at CompassCare understand how you’re feeling. Meet Kathy.
“I understand that you’re pregnant and that’s a scary thing for you, and that your feeling like you have all of these plans in front of you that you were hoping to do this year and that’s kind of up in the air now that you’re pregnant – and you don’t want to trade that off for a baby. On the other hand, this is reality. So I’m encouraging you to just think about it for awhile, and don’t feel pressured into making a choice before you’re ready to make a choice. Why don’t we talk about what the options are? We’ll think about it for a little bit so that you’re not facing feeling regret; making a decision in the spur of the moment under the pressure of circumstances in life right now and all of the voices that come against you right now. This is your decision. This is your life. And we’re here to help support you in processing your options and finding what will work for you.
“My name is Kathey Mauer and I’m a staff nurse at CompassCare in Rochester.”
“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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