Attending College Pregnant: You Can Do It!

Tips for Managing Pregnancy as a College Student Pregnancy will bring challenges, no doubt. And as a college student, those challenges can feel doubly difficult. College is a stressful time – course loads, a job, friends and more all demand your time and attention. Being pregnant can up-level this already pressure-filled chapter of your life […]

Laminaria Cervical Dilator
What is Laminaria, How is It Used in Abortion, and Are There Risks ?

What it is Laminaria? Laminaria is a kind of seaweed that can be sterilized, rolled and dried to create a thin stick or “tent” that can be inserted into the cervix to force dilation. There is a synthetic version of currently available in the United States called Dilapan-STM Also known as osmotic dilators, both are […]

You Won't Be Treated Like a Number at CompassCare
You Won’t Be Treated Like a Number at CompassCare

Women who come to CompassCare are continually happy with the care they receive. That’s because the staff at CompassCare truly understands your situation. We treat every call with sensitivity, every appointment professionally, and each patient ethically and with dignity. You are never a number here. CompassCare is different from other healthcare providers because we: Provide […]

Can I Get a Same-Day Abortion?
Can I Get a Same-Day Abortion?

While it may be possible to start a medical abortion today, should you? Making a major decision in haste and under pressure can lead to significant emotional and psychological damage later on. Any major life event change can be stressful and stress effects how you make decisions. The ideal life you had pictured for yourself […]

Wait! Before You Get An Abortion, Make Sure You're Actually Pregnant.
Wait! Before You Get An Abortion, Make Sure You’re Actually Pregnant.

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 […]