You Have Options

If you have a positive pregnancy test, you have three choices to consider:

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Abortion

If you are considering having an abortion, there are critical questions that you need to have answered first.  Many factors can impact the type of abortion procedure you will have.  At TruCare our clinic staff will provide you with the medical services and information you need to answer all of these important questions:

How do I know if I am really pregnant?

  • We can help you understand your choices and your pregnancy, discuss your health and explain your abortion options.The best way to know if you're pregnant is to have a lab quality pregnancy test, followed by an ultrasound if the test is positive.  An ultrasound will confirm pregnancy and identify how fare along you are.  It will also tell for sure if a living pregnancy is present in the uterus.

How do I know how far along I am?

  • After a positive pregnancy test, an ultrasound will provide a confirmation of the gestational age, which is how far along the pregnancy is.

What types of abortion procedure are there?

Depending on how far along you are in your pregnancy, you may have any one of the following abortion procedures:

  • Vacuum Aspiration (up to 13 weeks LMP)
  • D&C - Dilation & Curettage (within 12-16 weeks LMP)
  • D&E - Dialation & Evacuation (within 13-21 weeks LMP)

We can help you understand your choices about your pregnancy and your body.  TruCare is the best place for you to come if you are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy and are considering an abortion.  Be EMPOWERED to make and INFORMED choice.  Make an appointment today.

Common feeling we can help you with:

  • Everyone is telling me what I should do
  • I'm not ready to be a parent
  • I can't tell anyone I'm pregnant
  • I don't have support I would need if I had a baby
  • I don't know how to tell my family
  • What would it mean for my future

We know exactly how you feel and you're not alone.  We have people on our staff who have been where you are and can help you with questions you have.  If you are considering abortion, you need to know:

  • Are you really pregnant?
  • Is your pregnancy normal? Or are you at risk for natural miscarriage? Or do you have a tubal pregnancy requiring immediate medical attention?
  • How far along are you?
  • Is abortion safe? It is important to learn about the immediate and long-term physical, emotional and psychological risks associated with abortions.

You may also be interested to know:

  • What kinds of abortion are avaliable to you?
  • What are your rights with abortion providers?
  • Are there any short-term or long-term risks to consider?

Parenting  

You may have more questions than answers about parenting or maybe the thought of becoming a parent seems impossible to you at this time. We have helped many clients answer tough questions like:

  • I'm too young
  • My husband or boyfriend doesn't want the baby but I do
  • (for men) My girlfriend doesn't want the baby but I do
  • I can't tell my family
  • How will I finish school?
  • How will I continue working?
  • Where will I live?
  • I don't have medical insurance
  • I can't afford a child

We can talk about all these issues with you so you can decide if parenting is right choice for you.

Adoption

You have lots of choices with adoption. Will it be open, semi-open, or closed? Will it be private or will you use an agency?

Today there are adoption plans in which you can know your child and be a part of your child's life. You can have the peace of knowing your child is loved and cared for by the couple you choose.

We can help you understand your adoption.

Call for your appointment. We're here to serve you.