What Are the Signs of an Incomplete Abortion?

What Are the Signs of an Incomplete Abortion?

Like many medical procedures, abortion can cause complications, some life-threatening. One complication women should know about is incomplete abortion, which can become dangerous if left untreated.  We’ll walk you through the signs of an incomplete abortion and possible treatment options. Remember, before choosing abortion, make sure you’re informed about the potential risks.

Symptoms You Should Know

Incomplete abortion occurs when some of the pregnancy tissue remains in the uterus after an abortion or miscarriage. Left untreated, it can lead to severe hemorrhaging or sepsis, which can ...read more


the Mental Health Effects of Abortion

What Are the Mental Health Effects of Abortion?

Just as the physical effects of abortion can vary between individuals, it is impossible to predict the mental health effects that a woman will experience. However, abortion has been shown to increase the risk of women experiencing certain mental health struggles.  Protect your mental health by learning about the risk abortion poses.

Post-Abortion Stress

For some women, abortion may feel like a burden has been lifted. They may return to their regular lives as though their pregnancy never occurred. For others, however, abortion can bring about feelings of shame, guilt, sadness, and loss. Thes ...read more


How Does an Ultrasound Work?

How Does an Ultrasound Work?

Ultrasounds are used for many medical reasons, but the most common situation in which they are used is during pregnancy. Many women encounter an ultrasound for the first time when they are experiencing their first pregnancy and have questions about this simple diagnostic test. An ultrasound uses sound waves emitted through a handheld transducer to create a map of the inside of the body. The soundwaves bounce off the surfaces within the body, and the transducer receives the echoes. The sound waves are then used to create an image on a screen. Crossroads Pregnancy Resource Center offers ...read more


7 Top Pregnancy Symptoms

7 Top Pregnancy Symptoms

Pregnancy symptoms can vary between women, but these seven symptoms of pregnancy are the most common. Pregnancy symptoms are usually caused by rapid physical and hormonal changes in the woman’s body. If there is a chance that you could be pregnant and you have one or more pregnancy symptoms, a pregnancy test is your next step. 

  1. Missed period: In many cases, a missed period is the first symptom a woman has of pregnancy. Menstruation is stopped to allow the uterus to support the growing pregnancy. ...read more


ectopic pregnancy

What Is Ectopic Pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy is when the embryo attaches outside of the uterus. This condition can be dangerous to the mother and requires immediate medical attention. Learn more about ectopic pregnancy here so you can put your safety first. 

What is Different About an Ectopic Pregnancy?

In a normal pregnancy, the fertilized egg makes its way into the uterus (also called the womb) and implants on the uterin ...read more


What are the Different Types of Abortion?

Your abortion options depend on a couple of different factors.  You will need to understand how far along you are to know what types of abortion you could be eligible for.  In this blog, we offer medical information about the different types of abortion and how to confirm your pregnancy before making your decision.

How Far Along Are You?

The type of abortion procedure you may be eligible for simply depends on this question. Each abortion procedure is done at a certain point in pregnancy. Medical abortion is for women up to 10 weeks pregnant, according to the ...read more


What Are the Risks of Abortion?

Different types of abortions can pose various risks. Discuss your options and what the risks are with someone you trust.  Possible reactions to any abortion procedure include extreme bleeding, allergic reactions to medications utilized, infection, or incomplete abortion. Talk to a trusted physician or pregnancy center before making a final decision regarding your pregnancy. Know the facts.

Different Types of Abortion

The two types of abortion include medical abortion and surgical abortion. Each comes with serious risks.
  • ...read more


Think You Might Be Pregnant?

Think you might be pregnant? Here Are Some Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy   Every woman is different so it is easy to understand that pregnancy will affect every person differently.  Not every woman has the same symptoms.  Some of the symptoms are so similar to what you might experience during your monthly cycle that you may not even realize you are pregnant.   Cramps and Bleeding Some women experience slight cramps and spotting in the first week or two after becoming pregnant.  These may be slight, and because they mimic the signs of menstruation, many women ignore them.   Breast Changes Hormone levels begin changing so quickly after conception that a woman’s breasts may become sore and swollen ...read more


Am I At Risk For An STD?

ARE YOU AT RISK FOR AN STD? To understand if you are at risk for an STI or an STD, you first need to understand what each of these initials mean.   STI stands for Sexually Transmitted Infection- You can become infected with an STI through any type of sexual activity but this infection hasn’t developed into a disease. STD stands for Sexually Transmitted Disease - The infection has now developed into a disease.   So, all STD’s start as a STI. An infection is often the forerunner of a disease and occurs when either bacteria or viruses enter the body and start multiplying.   Here are some facts about STIs and STDs:


Focus on the step in front of you
not the whole staircase.