STD Education | What Everyone Needs To Know

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be a bit of a taboo subject, but it’s so important to have the right information at your fingertips. Whether you’re single, in a relationship, or just curious, we’re here to break down everything you need to know.  This isn’t just about facts; it’s about taking charge of your health

What Is Supervised Visitation? Is it Important?

Supervised visitation is a situation where a parent is allowed to meet with their child only under the supervision of a third party. Courts often use this arrangement when they determine there are concerns about the child’s safety or well-being during unsupervised visits.  When Does A Supervised Visitation Happen? When the court has concerns that

What Are the Warning Signs of Infection After Abortion?

Abortion comes with physical and emotional risks, especially infection. It can be challenging to determine whether you’re experiencing side effects of a medical emergency, especially when symptoms overlap. Women’s Resource Center of Hancock County believes accurate information about all your options, including abortion, is essential to make an informed decision. We’re here for you. Is

Why Parenting Classes Are Essential When You’re Pregnant

Whether you’re a first-time parent or have years of experience, there’s always something new to learn. And resources like parenting classes can help to settle any nerves during pregnancy and beyond.  Women’s Resource Center of Hancock County offers free parenting classes to equip new and seasoned parents with the tools they need to succeed. Continue

What Happens to Your Body After an Abortion?

Reviewing your pregnancy options can create uncertainty, especially if you don’t know much information about options like abortion. Understanding what could happen after an abortion procedure and exploring adoption and parenting are important. Every woman will react differently to an abortion procedure. Some may also experience varying emotional effects like depression, anxiety, or even relief.

My Partner is Pressuring Me to Have an Abortion, But I’m Not Sure

An unexpected pregnancy invites many questions. You must review your pregnancy options and consider what is best for you and your future.  Your partner may have opinions on your pregnancy decision. You can weigh your options together if you have a loving, stable relationship and welcome their input. But some partners may try to pressure

I’ve Already Had an Abortion and Don’t Want Another One. What Are My Options?

Abortion is not an easy decision; if you have previously experienced pregnancy termination, you likely already understand the physical and emotional toll the procedure takes. Choosing to avoid a second abortion is common and valid. Both alternatives to abortion involve carrying your pregnancy to term. At the Women’s Resource Center of Hancock County, we understand

How Will Abortion Affect Me Physically?

Like every medical procedure, abortion carries associated risks. The side effects and risks vary with the type of abortion and your pregnancy’s gestational age. Learning about the physical risks of abortion can help you stay safe and understand your health. Medical Abortion Medical abortion, or “the abortion pill,” uses drugs to terminate a pregnancy. Medical

How Will Abortion Affect Me Mentally?

No one can predict how a woman will react mentally to abortion. Some women that experience abortion have no immediate adverse reactions, while others struggle with feelings of sadness, grief, shame, and guilt. These feelings can range from mild to debilitating, begin immediately after an abortion or surface months or years later, and lead to

I just found out I’m pregnant. Can you help?

If you are experiencing an unexpected pregnancy, you are likely worried about what to do. You must gather information and weigh your choices carefully to make this important decision. We can help. Your choices include parenting, adoption, and abortion. Parenting Many women are unsure of their ability to parent when they find out they are