7 Reasons to NOT Have Sex on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is all about romance. Roses, chocolate and sex are big items of the day. But if you’re not in a long term committed relationship (marriage), you would do well to think again about having sex to celebrate the day. Stick with the roses, chocolate and a romantic dinner. Here are seven reasons why…

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Cervical cancer is one of five main types of cancer that affect a woman’s reproductive organs. Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. Cancer is always named for the part of the body where it starts. Nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer…

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Help! I Might Need the Morning After Pill

What is emergency contraception? How does it work? When can I take it? How effective is it? What’s the difference between the morning after pill and the abortion pill? What if I’m pregnant? If you’ve had unprotected sex questions like these may be swirling through your mind. Or you might be wondering these things if…

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Figuring Out What’s Best for You

Chloe* found First Care Clinic, saw that it had great reviews, and tells of her experience with welcoming and helpful staff. She talks about walking through best and worst case scenario and sorting out her options. If you think you might be pregnant and are looking for someone to talk to — someone who won’t…

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5 Things to Consider When Making a Pregnancy Decision

If you think you might be pregnant and you weren’t planning on it, your mind may be swirling with all kinds of thoughts. “I can’t be pregnant. Not now.” “I was on birth control. How is this possible?” “How can I care for another child?” “What about finishing school?” “How will I tell my parents?”…

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When Life is Hard – Be Thankful

Tips for Being Thankful Even When Things Aren’t Going So Well The coming of the holiday season can be a time of great joy for many. It can also be a time of stress, emotional challenges and difficult circumstances. Holidays with family can be a stressful time if family relationships are strained. Or if one…

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I Can’t Be Pregnant

“I can’t be pregnant. Not right now.” “I have plans. And I can’t afford a baby.” Perhaps you or someone you know is having thoughts like these. You may wonder what to do next. Should I have an abortion? Parent? Or maybe consider making an adoption plan? All of these sound like hard choices. Where…

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1 in 7 Feel Blue

Postpartum Depression – English It was almost one week after my 21st birthday when I woke my husband up and said, “It’s time to go to the hospital.” I knew I was in labor with our first child. Twenty years ago, I didn’t know very much about having a baby, but that night, I knew…

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A Secret to Transform Your Relationship

After the birth of our second child, my husband and I struggled. Our relationship got harder as the demands on our time multiplied. During this time, we learned a “secret” that was part of what transformed our relationship. This remarkable idea was that each person feels and expresses love primarily in one or more of…

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