How to Tell Your Parents You’re Pregnant

When you find out that you are unexpectedly pregnant, it is normal to feel overwhelmed and confused. While you are still trying to process this for yourself, you are trying to figure out how you are going to tell your parents. Before you begin to panic, it is important to remember that your parents love…

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What to do After a Positive Pregnancy Test

Knowing what to do after a positive pregnancy test is difficult. The test result can cause a wide range of emotions. If this pregnancy was not expected, then you will likely feel a great deal of stress. But keep in mind that this is quite common – nearly half of all pregnancies in the United…

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Thinking about making an appointment at First Care Clinic in Madison, WI?

Here are 5 things you should know. Choosing the right clinic is important. At First Care Clinic we want you to know that we are here for you.  Our nursing staff is trained to listen and recommend the appropriate testing and/or treatment plan for your unique situation.  Our medical professionals keep your health care information…

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I’m Pregnant. How Do I Tell My Parents?

Destiny* was pregnant and afraid to tell her family. How would they react? Would they kick her out of the house? Would they be disappointed in her or angry? Being unexpectedly pregnant and being afraid or anxious about telling parents or other family members is very common. Destiny is like many women we see in…

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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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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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Introducing Katie

Katie, our new Education Manager, has been a labor and postpartum doula since 2009. She is also a childbirth educator. Katie first volunteered for our clinic as a childbirth educator in 2011-2012. When Katie graduated from high school, she began working for the Salvation Army in their youth programming. In 2009, while taking a college…

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