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Lack of Menstruation Causes Disease

30 Sep, 2020

The Down Side of Lack of Menstruation Hippocrates, an ancient scholar, once quoted, “ when the menses are stopped, diseases from the uterus take place.” In 1652, the physician Nicolas Fontanus associated lack of menstruation with palsy, melancholy, burning fevers, nausea, headaches, and a distaste for meat. As we progressed into the 18th century, physicians […]


Ovulation linked to better COVID-19 Outcomes

28 Sep, 2020

The Relationship Between COVID-19 and Ovulation In recent studies, women were found to have lower morbidity and mortality rates for COVID-19 as compared to males. One study in China showed that the death rate for men with COVID was 2.8 percent, while it was only 1.7 percent for women. It has become obvious that sufficient […]


Medical Abortion and Telemedicine

28 Sep, 2020

What is a medical abortion? The medical abortion pill is typically administered to women who are 10 weeks along or less. The pill is a two-step process involving two different types of drugs: mifepristone and misoprostol. Together the two drugs force the body to abort the fetus. The whole process could take up to 12 […]


7 Early Signs of Pregnancy

02 Aug, 2020

I Think I Am Pregnant: What Do I Do? It is almost that time of the month but you are having more than typical premenstrual symptoms of cramping and sore breasts. Could you be pregnant? Should you take a pregnancy test even if you haven’t missed your period? Do you have early signs of pregnancy? […]


I’m Considering an Abortion: What Do I Need to Know?

02 Aug, 2020

 

Woman Considering an Abortion

 

Confirm Your Pregnancy Before Making a Decision for Abortion Taking a home pregnancy test does not confirm pregnancy. The pregnancy test is only the first step; an ultrasound is the most accurate way to confirm a viable pregnancy, find out how far along she is, and always should be performed by a trained medical professional. […]


Can I Go to The Hospital for an Abortion During COVID-19?

29 Jul, 2020

 

Girl Is Considering a Hospital for Abortion During COVID-19

 

Abortion Options If you are a woman faced with an unplanned pregnancy considering abortion during COVID-19, there are some important things to know before making your final decision. Government-issued shelter in place guidelines, social distancing, and resources deemed essential are aggressive efforts to minimize exposure and reduce transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to employees and […]


3 Reasons to Visit a Pregnancy Center Prior to Abortion

25 Jun, 2020

 

Girl Wearing A Blue Jean Jacket By The Ocean Considering What to Do Before Abortion

 

Are you wondering if you might be pregnant? Your period is late, and the idea of an unplanned pregnancy is overwhelming. If your first thought is to get an abortion, wait. Take a deep breath. You have time to decide and at Turning Point, we want you to know you are not alone. Before you […]


What’s the Difference Between Plan B and the Abortion Pill?

18 Jun, 2020

 

Girl asking "What is the Difference Between Plan B and the Abortion Pill?"

 

Abortion Pill vs. Plan B If you are faced with an unplanned pregnancy, the last thing you need is to be confused. The difference between Plan B and the abortion pill has been a hot topic of debate and the answer to this question is there is a difference between the Plan B emergency contraception […]


What is the Abortion Pill?

11 Jun, 2020

 

Woman Discussing the Abortion Pill with Her Friend.

 

The Abortion Pill The medical abortion pill is typically administered to women who are 10 weeks along or less. The pill is a two-step process involving two different types of drugs: Mifepristone and Misoprostol. Together, the two drugs force the body to abort the fetus. The whole process could take up to 12 days. The […]


The Dangers of Tele-Abortion During COVID-19: A Pill Without A Plan

30 Apr, 2020

 

Woman Considering Tele-Abortion During COVID-19 Pandemic

 

COVID-19 Possibly Causing Lifted Drug Restrictions In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, some reproductive health researchers are urging the federal government and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove protections on abortion drugs through increasing access to telemedicine and allowing doctors to prescribe the abortion pill, Mifepristone, over a long distance. These […]