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Unplanned and unexpected pregnancies continue to impact the greater San Diego community, despite an overall reduction in teenage pregnancy rates across the region. Turning Point, a leading San Diego crisis pregnancy center, offers women a safe port of call in the often stormy circumstances surrounding unwanted and surprise pregnancies. Most women who’ve faced a crisis […]

Abortion in America goes back to the founding of the country in the 1770s. Throughout the 19th century, abortions were performed mostly unregulated – some jurisdictions attempted to limit and discourage the practice – and the number of injuries and deaths weren’t officially recorded. By the turn of the 20th century, abortion was considered a […]

The single parent (and especially the single mom) used to be relatively rare. Today, it’s estimated that roughly half of all children in the United States are raised by single mothers before the age of 18. While some negative stereotypes surround single moms and their children, others embrace their status and gladly accept the challenge. […]

The topic of women’s health is always in the news, and the latest publicity involves the “abortion is safer than childbirth” claim. But how valid are those claims? Is abortion really safer than normal childbirth? Aside from the fact that abortion is obviously unsafe for the mother’s fetus, let’s take a look at the topic […]

A recent ruling by the Obama administration fueled the controversial abortion debate in California. The decision, handed down by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is regarded as a win for abortion proponents, and a setback for pro-life advocates. So what are the major takeaways from this ruling, and how does it […]

Accidents happen every day. But some accidents reverberate much longer than others. An accidental pregnancy qualifies as a major life-changing event. However, Turning Point’s unique, one-on-one counseling, pregnancy-related medical care and proven programs and services can help any woman turn a so-called accident into one of the most character-building episodes of her entire life. When […]

An unexpected pregnancy usually has more questions than answers. Some of the toughest questions deal with pregnancy termination options and abortion info. Faced with a sudden crisis, many women immediately consider abortion as a primary option – sometimes, the only option. You may be faced with an unplanned pregnancy. Some friends or family members might’ve […]

Out of all the questions we receive, “What to do if you’re pregnant” is one of the most common. Women contact us in various states of vulnerability – some women aren’t exactly sure what the next steps are, while other women are in “panic mode” and simply need a guiding hand. Regardless of where you’ve […]

An unexpected pregnancy can be a dilemma on many different levels – personal, financial, spiritual, emotional…and medical. For most women, the immediate medical considerations of an unplanned pregnancy weigh heavily. That initial medical consultation can be fraught with fear of the unknown, questions about personal privacy and other concerns. How to prepare for your first […]

A controversial decision by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ignited a fresh debate on abortion. The FDA’s ruling involves the abortion pill Mifeprex (also known as RU-486), the brand name for the drug mifepristone. The drug stops production of the hormone progesterone, which is essential to sustain pregnancies. Previously, Mifeprex was […]