Will My Insurance Pay for My Girlfriend’s Abortion Pill?

13 Jul, 2021


Here is a couple wondering Will My Insurance Pay for My Girlfriend's Abortion Pill?


Finding out your girlfriend is pregnant can be a scary moment for a man and the planning and questions that follow can feel overwhelming. They say, “knowledge is power,” so as you both explore the options available to you, it’s important to take time to learn as much as possible about her unique health conditions, […]

Will Medicaid Pay for My Abortion Pill?

24 Jun, 2021

So you’re pregnant and considering abortion — we know that this can be a difficult decision for many women and the staff here at Turning Point is here to help you navigate your questions related to the abortion pill in the state of California! Will Medicaid Pay for My Abortion Pill? Yes — Medi-Cal, California’s […]

The Untold Truth About Birth Control

24 May, 2021


Here is a woman looking for the truth about birth control


Many women who have painful, heavy or irregular are instructed by the doctor to go on birth control to regulate their menstrual cycles. Many women are under the impression that birth control will solve all of their period problems but this is not the truth. The Untold Truth Unfortunately, women are deceived to believe that […]

Your Skin After Birth Control

24 May, 2021


Woman is wondering about her skin after birth control


One of the most common questions that we are asked when a woman comes off birth control is how to manage rebound acne. Women report feeling liberated through taking control of their reproductive health and relieved they don’t have to deal with the short and long-term side effects of birth control, but how do they […]

How to Tell Your Parents You Are Pregnant

24 May, 2021


teenage girl with her boyfriend and parents


Many women dream of the day they’ll get to tell their parents they’re expecting a baby. But in the case of an unplanned pregnancy, sharing the news that you are pregnant with your parents might feel like the makings of a nightmare. While this likely won’t be the easiest conversation you’ve ever had, there are […]

Copper Toxicity & IUDs

26 Apr, 2021


Here is a woman wondering about copper toxicity and IUD's


Copper IUDS In mainstream gynecology, the copper IUD is known to be the only hormone-free IUD on the US market. This IUD is inserted through the vagina and placed at the base of the uterus. The copper causes an inflammatory process, then acts as a spermicide making the uterine environment inhospitable to sperm so it can’t […]

Paragard Plight

31 Mar, 2021

Paragard IUD More women are moving in the direction of hormone-free birth control. The Paragard IUD, one of 5 intrauterine devices in the U.S. is the only device that claims to be hormone-free. In addition, it is used as emergency contraception if inserted within 5 days of unprotected sex. Paragard IUD: How It Works: Paragard […]

How to Tell Your Boyfriend that You Are Pregnant

31 Mar, 2021


This boyfriend just found out his girlfriend was pregnant.


You just found out you’re pregnant and it’s time to tell your boyfriend the news. Regardless of what pregnancy outcome you’re considering, the idea of telling your boyfriend you’re pregnant has likely brought you some level of anxiety and stress.  Whether you expect him to be angry, scared, or supportive, it can be a challenge […]

Why it’s important to get tested for STDs

22 Feb, 2021

According to CDC estimates, there are nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted disease infections every year. Almost half of those infections are in young people between the ages of 15 and 24. Most people aren’t aware they have an infection, and the consequences of not treating it can be severe—especially for women. If you are […]

A Man’s Viewpoint on Abortion

08 Feb, 2021

Can you imagine the feeling of being told that you don’t get a choice in whether or not your son or daughter gets to live? This can be how it feels from a man’s viewpoint on abortion. Being one of the major cornerstones of women’s health issues, abortion has become a common topic in the […]