CompassCare Google Reviews: What to Make of Them
Google Reviews: What to Make of Them

Most of CompassCare’s online reviews are either a 5 star or a 1. Why? Sadly, women’s reproductive health is an issue of political debate. Because of that, simply and quietly providing care to women facing unplanned pregnancy can be culturally and emotionally challenging. This translates into two kinds of reviews: Those provided by real patients […]

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 […]

The Big 3 STDs at an All-Time High

On October 19, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control released their annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report. According to the report, the three most prevalent STDs – chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis – have regained popularity among the 15- to 24-year-old U.S. population. In fact, the number of diagnosed cases reported in 2015 among these diseases […]

The Suggested Advantage of IUDs: Have the Risks Changed or Just Our Perception?

Copyright © Nucleus Medical Media, Inc. In an attempt to “curb teen pregnancy,” Golisano Children’s Hospital recently launched a campaign to promote the benefits of IUDs (intrauterine devices) over other forms of birth control. IUDs are T-shaped plastic devices with a string attached, and come in two types: hormonal and copper. Neither of the two […]

Will Your Body Pay for an Abortion?

Abortion is marketed as a simple and safe procedure.  However, all medical procedures carry with them a certain amount of risk and abortion is no exception.  It’s important to weigh the cost of the potential immediate physical consequences that an abortion can have on your body. The simple presence of an STD like Chlamydia increases […]

having children after an abortion
Will an Abortion Hurt My Chances of Having Children in the Future?

The short answer is yes, it could. Complications that can arise from induced abortion, such as infection and damage to the uterus, are the main cause of future risk to women. In the case of medical abortion, the risks for these complications are increased  in women who have a high risk of uterine rupture; an […]