Contra(miscon)ception: Are You Really in Birth “Control”?

What’s your contraceptive of choice?  Most women select their birth control method based simply on what best fits their lifestyle.  However, you might be surprised to learn that they’re not all as safe as you think.  In fact, your birth control’s safety and effectiveness depends on more than just the method you choose. The main […]

Ectopic Pregnancy

Pregnancy begins at conception, when an egg is fertilized by the sperm. Conception usually occurs in the fallopian tube. In a healthy pregnancy the zygote implants somewhere in the uterine wall. In an ectopic pregnancy, the fertilized egg (zygote)  most commonly implants in the fallopian tube. However, ectopic pregnancy can also occur in the ovary, […]

abortion and emotional health
Does Abortion Have Emotional Risks?

For most women, abortion is mentally, physically, and emotionally stressful.  The resulting emotional impact can often take on one or more of the following forms (includes the percentage of woman who experience them): Guilt (61%) Depression (53%) Anger (45%) Remorse (45%) Suicidal Thoughts (32%) Suicide Attempts (28%) Flashbacks to Abortion (28%) Several studies have been […]