Can I get an abortion if I’m under 17?

Maryland is a “Notification Only” state for minors seeking abortions.  That means that one of your parents is required to be notified about the decision to have an abortion. However, parental notification is not required for appointments at our three pregnancy clinics in Annapolis, Bowie, and Severna Park.  We offer free and completely confidential services […]
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Why come in for a pregnancy test?

If you have missed a period, you may begin to suspect that you are pregnant.  It can be an uneasy feeling—waiting and wondering.  While some people go to the drugstore for a pregnancy test, many are left with more uneasy feelings after taking the test at home: Did I do it right?  Could it be […]
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Communicating vs. Fearful: How would you describe your relationship?

We can discuss things, and we can disagree and be OK. Or I’m scared of how my partner will react when we disagree. While people are often drawn together because they have a lot in common, no two people agree on everything all the time.  It’s part of what makes us individuals.  But the individuals […]
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Trusting vs. Jealous: How would you describe your relationship?

Which describes your relationship: My partner trusts me to make good choices and be true to our relationship. My partner doesn’t like me to have male friends or sometimes even say nice things about other guys. He wants to know where I am and who I am with all the time. Jealousy is rooted in […]
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Respectful vs. Critical: How would you describe your relationship?

Which describes your relationship: When I share my opinion, my partner listens and tries to understand. When I share my opinion, my partner criticizes me. Does what you say turn into an argument unless you give in or just agree?  If you think you need to be careful what you say or if you have […]
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