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Can COVID-19 be passed from a pregnant woman to the fetus or newborn?

According to the CDC:  “We still do not know if a pregnant woman with COVID-19 can pass the virus that causes COVID-19 to her fetus or baby during pregnancy or delivery. No infants born to mothers with COVID-19 have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. In these cases, which are a small number, the virus was not found in samples […]

Approachable vs. Controlling

I can easily tell my partner when I’m feeling upset or hurt. or My partner is possessive and controlling.   Here is a good question to ask yourself:  do you feel you need to hide things from your partner?  In a healthy relationship, there might be disagreements.  However, each partner should feel that they can […]

Is the Abortion Pill as easy as it sounds?

When we think of taking medicine, we often picture something pretty simple: Have a headache. Take medicine. Headache vanishes. This is not how the Abortion Pill works.  Many women are often surprised by the process and regret their choice of abortion procedure.  Here’s what you should know about the Abortion Pill process: Two medications are […]

Do I need an ultrasound before an abortion?

An abortion clinic may or may not offer an ultrasound before an abortion, though sometimes they do.  The real question is how could an ultrasound benefit you?  Let’s take a look at the pro’s and con’s. Pro’s: Viability Check: An ultrasound helps determine if your positive pregnancy test is really a living, growing pregnancy or just […]

Inclusive vs. Isolating

My partner is fine with me having other friends. or My partner wants me all to himself. What might start out feeling like you are the center of someone’s universe can actually be your own world shrinking.  A partner might want you all to his self—it might seem romantic, flattering, and sweet at the beginning.  […]

How much does an abortion cost in Maryland?

In Maryland, the cost of an abortion ranges from $390 to $1300.  The cost varies based on the stage of development of the baby and the type of pain medication or anesthesia used during the abortion.  Costs also increase if other medications are needed, such as if your blood type is Rh negative. If you […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]