Abortion

Parents of Pregnant Teens #3 – Helping Your Teenager Make a Decision for her Pregnancy

Parents of Pregnant Teens #3 – Helping Your Teenager Make a Decision for her Pregnancy

If you just found out that your teen daughter is pregnant, ultimately, the decision of what do with the pregnancy is in your daughter’s hands. This may be hard to swallow.

After 14+ years of raising her, you probably know her pretty well (though she might deny it). This means that you will be able to help her sort through her options while knowing a little better than a counselor about her hopes, dreams, morals, and desires.

How does she feel about being a teen mom? Adoption? Abortion? Hear her out, and of course, you can insert your opinion too and explain your reasoning. You might help her realize things she hadn’t even considered. But make sure you really hear her out before you give her any input. read more

What You Need to Know About Surgical Abortion

What You Need to Know About Surgical Abortion

Are you thinking of having an abortion as a possible option for an unplanned pregnancy? If so, you’ll want to gather the complete, accurate information you need to make an informed decision.

The two primary methods of abortion are chemical (or medical) abortion, which ends your pregnancy by taking one or more pills, and surgical abortion.

This article introduces you to two common forms of surgical abortion — vacuum aspiration and dilation and evacuation (D&E) — as well as the many health risks and long-term physical and mental side effects that affect many women who have this type of abortion. read more

What Should You Know About Chemical Abortion?

What Should You Know About Chemical Abortion?

If you’re considering abortion because of an unplanned pregnancy, it is important to gather as much information as possible to make an informed decision.

There are two primary methods of abortion — surgical (induced) abortion or chemical abortion.

In this article, we talk about two different forms of chemical abortion — the abortion pill and the morning after pill — along with the possible health risks for women who choose this type of abortion.

What Is Chemical Abortion?

Often called “medical” abortion, a chemical abortion involves taking pills to carry out the termination.  This method is the early pregnancy alternative to having the baby surgically removed. read more