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I’m pregnant, now what?
Aug 18, 2017

Facing an unexpected and unplanned pregnancy can feel incredibly overwhelming. Especially, if you are unsure whether or not you want to be pregnant. Some women know immediately the answer when they see the “positive” symbol on the pregnancy test. And some women feel confused and have conflicting ideas and beliefs. Either way, it’s okay and…

Texas Teen Abortion Rate Rises
Jul 14, 2017

After seeing research results provided by Texas A&M University, economics professor Analisa Packham (now at Miami University) Republicans may want to reconsider trying to defund Planned Parenthood as part of an overall effort to limit abortion in America. In 2011 Texas Republicans cut family planning clinics funding and shut down more than 80 women’s health…

Preventing unintended pregnancy
Jun 23, 2017

The latest trend in women’s reproductive health shows more women opting for more effective and long-acting forms of birth control, like IUDs or implants in preventing unintended pregnancy. Research published by the Guttmacher Institute found the Pill to be the most common birth control choice among women with IUDs and arm implants on the rise….

Shared Abortion Experience
May 9, 2017

Former actress, abortion counselor Emily Letts shares her own abortion experience with the public by allowing her procedure to be video taped. Ms. Letts counsels women who come to the abortion clinic with their minds made up to have an abortion, yet they feel guilty for not feeling guilty. Her positive story puts women at…

Dr Willie Parker on The Daily Show
Apr 10, 2017

Trevor Noah of The Daily Show interviews Dr. Willie Parker a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist, and published author who provides abortion care to women in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Willie Parker’s decision to provide abortions represented a change of heart on his part. He had been working for 12 years as an obstetrician and gynecologist, and…

Abortion Restrictions Maryland
Mar 14, 2017

Abortion Restrictions Maryland The following abortion restrictions Maryland went into effect as of January 1, 2017: The parent of a minor (under 18 years of age) must be notified before an abortion is provided. Maryland requires that one of your parents be told of your decision before your abortion, unless you do not live with…

Plan B Emergency Contraceptive
Feb 10, 2017

We understand and know that accidents do happen. When an accident happens during intercourse, whether your birth control fails or none was available to you — you could get pregnant. Plan B Emergency Contraceptive (commonly known as Morning After Pill or “EC”) is an FDA-approved method that allows you a second chance at preventing pregnancy…

Learning more about medical abortion
Dec 5, 2016

Metropolitan Family Planning Clinic makes learning more about medical abortion convenient. Medical abortion is an option for women who have conceived a child but are not willing to carry the pregnancy to term. This type of abortion has the same emotional effects as a standard abortion and the same level of support should be provided…

Family Planning in Washington, DC
Nov 15, 2016

Exploring options of family planning in Washington, DC? We can assist you with choosing the right services that are a fit for your needs. Whether you are a young woman just starting college or you are ahead in your career and aren’t yet ready for kids, you can benefit from family planning in Washington, DC…

What Contraceptive Services Are Currently Available to Women?
Sep 16, 2016

Be aware of how many and what contraceptive services are currently available to women in your area. Whether you are a young adult seeking to avoid pregnancy or a married woman who is not yet ready to have children, getting the right contraceptive services is of the utmost importance for every woman. With an understanding…