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What Can Guys Do with an Unplanned Pregnancy?

You may be wondering where to begin with an unexpected pregnancy. Know that you are not alone, and you don’t have to have all the answers. You are stronger than you think. Keep reading to learn about ways to navigate an unexpected pregnancy.  First, Find Support for You Though we support women, we don’t forget

How Do Pregnancy Tests Work?

Are you experiencing pregnancy symptoms such as a missed period, tender/swollen breasts, nausea with or without vomiting, increased urination, or fatigue? If so, it’s important to take a pregnancy test.  We are here to help you better understand how pregnancy tests work and what’s next for you.  How Do Pregnancy Tests Work? Pregnancy tests are

How to Tell Your Boyfriend and Family You are Pregnant?

Facing an unexpected pregnancy is hard, and getting the courage to tell your boyfriend and family that you are pregnant can be even more difficult. You are not alone.  If you need support sharing the news, we at Parke Vermillion Community Pregnancy Center are here to come alongside you along this journey. In this blog,

How Do I Support My Friend Experiencing an Unexpected Pregnancy?

It’s kind of you to be considerate of your friend’s feelings right now as she experiences an unexpected pregnancy. It can be a scary road to take alone.  If you’re wondering how to support your best friend experiencing an unexpected pregnancy, simply knowing that you are there for her is the first step. Keep reading

7 Top Pregnancy Symptoms

Do you think you might be pregnant?  If you’re having strange physical symptoms, your body might be sending you signals to indicate a pregnancy has begun. What Are The Most Common Pregnancy Symptoms? During early pregnancy, hormonal changes can cause physical symptoms, which include: 1. Missed Period 2. Tender Breasts 3. Nausea (With or Without

What Are the Early Pregnancy Symptoms?

Have you felt off lately and can’t quite pinpoint what it is? Early pregnancy symptoms can be subtle, and some women experience multiple symptoms at a time.  If you are experiencing a missed period or nausea, these are just a couple of the early symptoms that may point to pregnancy. We can help you clarify

What Is Ectopic Pregnancy?

As you navigate a pregnancy, it’s important to understand the risk of complications, including ectopic pregnancy. In a healthy pregnancy, a fertilized egg attaches to the lining of the uterus. With an ectopic pregnancy, the fertilized egg implants and grows outside the uterus.  Unfortunately, an ectopic pregnancy can’t continue but requires immediate medical treatment. If

How Does an Ultrasound Work?

An ultrasound is a medical procedure used to confirm pregnancy. It uses sound waves to create pictures of the pregnancy inside the body. It’s simple and very effective in diagnosing potential pregnancy complications and confirming the gestational age of a pregnancy.  A transvaginal ultrasound is done for women early in pregnancy, around 6-8 weeks. Most

How Do I Tell My Parents I’m Pregnant?

You’ve recently discovered you’re unexpectedly pregnant, and now you have to tell your parents. There can be very few conversations that make you more nervous than that. It’s okay. You’ve got this. With a bit of pre-planning, you will handle the discussion like a pro. Confirm Your Pregnancy Test Result It takes a little time

When Should I Take a Pregnancy Test?

Are you experiencing a missed period after unprotected sex? Maybe you have signs of pregnancy like: You may be pregnant. To know for sure, taking a pregnancy test is your first step to clarity. To get the most accurate test results, it’s vital to take a test at the right time. According to the Mayo

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What Are My Second-Trimester Pregnancy Options?

If you are over 12 weeks pregnant, you are considered in your second trimester of pregnancy. What are your pregnancy options? You have three: surgical abortion, adoption, and parenting.  At Parke Vermillion Community Pregnancy Center, we’re here to help you feel informed about all three options. Get the facts to make an informed decision for

What Can Guys Do with an Unplanned Pregnancy?

You may be wondering where to begin with an unexpected pregnancy. Know that you are not alone, and you don’t have to have all the answers. You are stronger than you think. Keep reading to learn about ways to navigate an unexpected pregnancy.  First, Find Support for You Though we support women, we don’t forget

How Do Pregnancy Tests Work?

Are you experiencing pregnancy symptoms such as a missed period, tender/swollen breasts, nausea with or without vomiting, increased urination, or fatigue? If so, it’s important to take a pregnancy test.  We are here to help you better understand how pregnancy tests work and what’s next for you.  How Do Pregnancy Tests Work? Pregnancy tests are