Pregnant in College: What Do I Need to Know?

Woman wonder what to do with an unplanned pregnancy in college

Dorm or sorority life, classes, late-night studying, and roommates are all part of college, but you most likely weren’t planning on being pregnant too. You are most likely scared and have a lot of questions. Understanding your rights and taking care of yourself are important first steps. And, remember, you are not alone.  What Are…

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How safe is Abortion Pill Reversal?

This woman is wondering about abortion pill reversal

When faced with an unexpected situation, we often panic and make decisions out of fear or confusion. Did you recently discover you were unexpectedly pregnant? If so, maybe you panicked and immediately chose to have a medical abortion. Have you changed your mind? If you’ve taken the first drug (mifepristone) of the abortion pill method,…

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What are the signs of an incomplete abortion?

This woman is wondering about incomplete abortion

Are you considering taking the abortion pill? Before you schedule your appointment, we recommend taking time to learn about incomplete abortions, understanding the symptoms, and taking steps to avoid abortion complications. What is an incomplete abortion? An incomplete abortion is a condition in which the abortion pill process does not fully expel the pregnancy tissue…

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How to Recover Emotionally After Abortion

This woman is recovering emotionally after abortion

If you’re experiencing complex emotions or mental health struggles after abortion, you’re not alone. In fact, post-abortive women are 81% more likely to experience issues such as depression and anxiety.1    Whether your abortion was yesterday or 20 years ago, it’s never too late or too early to begin to seek healing. While healing isn’t…

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What Do I Need to Know if I Am Pregnant in High School?

If you’re in high school and recently discovered that you’re pregnant, you may be filled with worry, anxiety, and fear. Thankfully, you’re not alone and there’s help available during this time. Waterleaf Women’s Center is here to support and guide you through this process and provide you with important information about being pregnant in high…

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Is Abortion or Adoption Right For Me?

A young woman wondering if abortion or adoption is right for her.

Whether you’re young and single, or older and married with children, an unplanned pregnancy can be devastating. You might be wondering where you will get the money or time to care for this child. You have plans, and parenting isn’t one of them at this time.  You may be weighing the option of having an…

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How Do Pregnancy Tests Work?

woman who wants to know how pregnancy tests work.

A missed period. Fatigue. Sore, tender breasts. Moodiness. Could you be pregnant? If you’ve been frantically searching pregnancy symptoms on the internet, it’s time to answer your questions with a pregnancy test. But as you peruse the test options at your local drug store, you may be wondering, “How do pregnancy tests work?” How do…

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Recognizing the Signs of An Abusive Partner

Maybe you didn’t see the abuse sneaking into your relationship and are now unsure how to handle the beginning of abuse. Many men and women enter into a relationship with good intentions and may not recognize the warning signs at the beginning. Abuse is not something that begins overnight but usually builds up over time. …

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I’m Pregnant and Not Ready to Become a Parent

woman who is pregnant and not ready to become a parent

You just found out you’re pregnant, but being a parent at this stage of your life is not in your plans. It’s important to remember even though you might not feel ready to be a mom, you are capable of more than you could ever imagine.  With the endless support, education, and resources available to…

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Before You Order the Abortion Pill Online

Here is a woman wondering about an abortion pill?

Deciding what to do with an unplanned pregnancy is never easy. It can be a challenge to know what steps to take so you can make an informed choice for you and your future. If you’re considering ordering the abortion pill online, here are a few crucial steps to take before clicking “purchase”:  Get an ultrasound…

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