Frequently Asked Questions
The most common symptom of pregnancy is a missed period. However, if you have irregular periods, this symptom may be misleading.
Other common pregnancy symptoms include:
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, make an appointment today.
Generally, it is best to schedule an appointment when you are late for your period. Urine pregnancy tests analyze the hCG (human chorionic gonadatropin) that is secreted shortly after implantation. If you’ve taken a test and it looked inconclusive, try again first thing in the morning.
Whether or not you have taken a home test, you can make an appointment today to confirm your pregnancy.
Plan B, or the morning-after pill, is a form of emergency contraception. Emergency contraception is any type of birth control used after unprotected intercourse or contraceptive failure. It works to prevent conception, but if taken after conception has occurred, it can terminate the pregnancy. One of the most common emergency contraceptive pills is called Plan B One-Step®.
The abortion pill, also known as RU-486, induces a medical or chemical abortion and is typically taken between 4-9 weeks into the pregnancy.
Come see us for information on emergency contraceptives and abortion pills and procedures. We can confirm your pregnancy and help you determine your next step.
Yes, we encourage you to bring your partner with you, if possible. If he is unavailable, then feel free to bring a friend, parent or family member who is supportive of you and your wishes.
Note: If someone insists on coming with you but you do not want them in the consultation room with you, please let a staff member or client advocate know on your appointment form or upon arrival.
An ultrasound is the only method that can 100% confirm a pregnancy and determine how far along you are.
If you are considering abortion, it is very important that you first have an ultrasound to see if the pregnancy is viable. Abortion costs vary depending on how far along you are, which can also only be verified through a diagnostic ultrasound.