STI/STD Testing?

If you are sexually active, getting tested for a sexually transmitted disease or infection is a crucial step to take to protect your long-term health. The CDC estimates that 1 in 5 people have an infection, although many are asymptomatic, so they may not be aware of it.  If click here to continue...

What is an Open Adoption?

Open adoption makes up the majority of adoptions in the US. An adoption being “open” means that no details about the biological family are hidden. If desired by the birth mother as a condition of her adoption plan, she may have a relationship with her child.  Read this article click here to continue...

Do I Have to Tell My Partner I Want an Abortion?

Getting a positive pregnancy test can be just as alarming as any other unexpected medical surprise. You were not planning on or trying to get pregnant, and the news can disrupt your current lifestyle and plans for the future.  Whatever your reasons for considering an abortion, it is a click here to continue...

Is Abortion Pill Reversal Hard on Your Body?

If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy, a chemical abortion may be an option you’re considering (also called medication abortion or the abortion pill). Or, perhaps you’ve already taken the first drug in the abortion regimen and wonder if you can safely reverse your decision. Regardless, keep reading for more click here to continue...

I’m Pregnant, and My Partner is Abusive

If you are pregnant and in an abusive relationship, you may feel powerless. The stress you are feeling from the pregnancy and your relationship is normal, but the good news is you are not stuck!  The National Domestic Abuse Hotline is (800)799-7233 for immediate assistance. AscentCare is also here click here to continue...

Why Talk to Us About Abortion?

If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy, you may be experiencing a lot of internal and external pressure on how to handle it.  Every woman should make family-planning decisions based on confidence rather than fear or urgency. At AscentCare, we provide practical resources that empower women to learn more click here to continue...

Is Abortion or Adoption Right for Me?

Nobody knows the best decision for your body better than you do, but that doesn’t mean you may not be overwhelmed when you first discover you’re pregnant. If you aren’t planning on starting or adding to your family right now, you may be experiencing valid emotions of fear and click here to continue...

Will My Insurance Pay For My Girlfriend’s Abortion?

If your girlfriend has just discovered she is pregnant, you likely need to find a solution. You may be in shock, frustrated, and anxious, wondering how much abortion or carrying the pregnancy to term could cost. Typically, health insurance companies only allow adding spouses, someone you are in a click here to continue...