Order the Abortion Pill By Mail?

17 Dec, 2020


Girl is wondering if she can order the abortion pill by mail.


Abortion Pill During COVID-19 Telemedicine has become a new model for medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic with limited in-person clinics. A  woman can receive the abortion pill by mail after ordering online without a full medical assessment by a healthcare provider and ultrasound to confirm a healthy pregnancy that will continue. Furthermore, in most cases, […]

Bacterial Vaginosis: Slow the Spread!

23 Nov, 2020


Bacterial Vaginosis


Bacterial Vaginosis Incidence Why is bacterial vaginosis (BV) considered to be one of the most prevalent gynecological infections worldwide affecting 29.2% of women ages 14-49, yet roughly 50% of women worldwide and 84% of U.S. women diagnosed with BV report no symptoms? Perhaps, the problem might have become more prevalent because of the lack of […]

Is Bacterial Vaginosis An STD?

23 Nov, 2020


Bacterial Vaginosis


What is Bacterial Vaginosis? Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is simply the overgrowth of one of several bacteria in the vagina or pathogens introduced to the vagina. The prevalence of BV increases with having multiple sex partners, a new sex partner, douching, and unprotected sex practices. Women who have never been sexually active are rarely affected. BV […]

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 is wondering if she can order the abortion pill by mail.


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 […]