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What to Do If You’re Pregnant?

13 Jun, 2016

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 […]


Preparing for your First Pregnancy Visit – Turning Point Consultation Specifics

31 May, 2016

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 […]


Controversy, Confusion Surround FDA’s Extension of Abortion Pill’s Usage

12 May, 2016

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 […]


Abortion from A Man’s Perspective

21 Mar, 2016

As a young man, I was introduced to sexual immorality at an early age. This conduct was fueled by the exposure to pornography by family members. I lost my virginity at the age of 13 and since then chose a lifestyle of promiscuity. As men, we are taught to use sex as a way to […]


Turning Point’s Summer Mobile Pregnancy Clinic

21 Mar, 2016

More options, more compassion, more convenience – the Turning Point Pregnancy Resource Center’s (TPPRC) mobile pregnancy clinic is available at two locations in the Clairemont area. For more than 15 years, TPPRC services have assisted thousands of women in the greater San Diego County region. With our Mobile Pregnancy Clinic, we’re in a better position […]


Continuing Education and Support Programs for Pregnant Teens, Young Adults and Children

07 Mar, 2016

The Turning Point Pregnancy Resource Center provides internal programs to assist women in crisis pregnancies. Our Earn While You Learn (EWYL) service provides training, education and financial assistance. But EWYL is just one of many programs for women in San Diego County and throughout California. Unexpected or crisis pregnancies are two principal reasons which deter […]


Facts and Myths About Birth Control

16 Feb, 2016

A memorable Winston Churchill quote (Sir Winston had many) about guarding essential intelligence during wartime was: “Truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.” In other words, misinformation wasn’t necessarily a bad thing, as long as it protected the truly vital and important information. The same could be […]


Pregnancy Loss: How to Cope

21 Dec, 2015

Pregnancy loss or miscarriage is one of the most devastating circumstances a woman has to face. The loss hurts on so many levels: emotionally, physically, spiritually and more. Perhaps more than anything else, it’s the connection a would-be mother has with her unborn child. Even though mother and baby never got to enjoy each other’s […]


Brothers in Arms: TPPRC’s New Fatherhood Program

13 Nov, 2015

The Turning Point Pregnancy Resource Center recently launched a new initiative called “Brothers in Arms,” a fatherhood program with one mission: to equip fathers with practical skills through consistent and respectful instruction and engagement. This mission is a far cry from the harsh reality faced by many fathers; many times, men attempt to salvage a […]


Planned Parenthood Budget Cuts: The Potential Impact

23 Oct, 2015

As the debate rages on Planned Parenthood’s budget, there are seemingly more questions than answers at the moment. How do any potential budget cuts for Planned Parenthood impact independent clinics like the Turning Point Pregnancy Resource Center (TPPRC)? How will the repercussions affect women facing an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy? And what exactly is Planned Parenthood, […]