Do STDs Go Away on Their Own?

Even though not all people will experience symptoms, STDs do not go away on their own and can become quite dangerous when not properly treated. Taking control of your health and getting tested is the only way to confirm your health and wellness. What Is an STD? STDs (sexually transmitted diseases), sometimes called STIs (sexually…

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Don’t Want Another Abortion, Want To Know Your Options?

If you’re struggling to decide what to do in an unplanned pregnancy and wish to discover other options, we’re here to help. Below you’ll find alternatives that may be right for you. These alternatives include: Adoption Parenting Temporary assistance options such as Safe Families Is Adoption the Right Choice for You? Adoption can look different…

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Can Women Die if They Can’t Have an Abortion?

With the recent overruling of Roe v. Wade in June 2022, many people have been scrambling for answers about its implications. Many people are worried about what this means for health care options for women who are in states with restricted abortion access.  Will women who are in a state that prevents elective abortion be…

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I’m in Illinois and I need an Abortion

When a woman chooses to terminate a pregnancy, it’s an incredibly personal choice. You may feel pressured by people in your life or want it for yourself so you can stay on track with other life plans.  Whatever your reasons, it’s important to do your research just like you would before scheduling any other type…

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I’ve already had an abortion and don’t want another one. What are my options?

If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy and are uncomfortable getting an abortion, the good news is that there are other options that you can choose from. There are typically three options for an unplanned pregnancy: abortion, parenting, and adoption.  If you already know abortion is not for you, then read the article below on…

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

Dealing with an unplanned pregnancy can be overwhelming. Part of the stress can be sharing the news of your pregnancy with your partner. Further stress can be added when you tell him how you’ve decided to handle it, especially if you don’t know how he will react. Read this article for ways to share the…

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How Will an Abortion Affect Me Physically?

Recovery after an abortion procedure is different for every woman. Some side effects are short-lived while some women will experience long-term side effects such as health complications in future pregnancies. Read the information below so that you can understand what to expect after an abortion and make an educated decision. Common Side Effects Surgical Abortion…

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3 Things to Know if You Are Considering Mail-Order Abortion

The internet has simplified our lives in more ways than one. Whether it’s having groceries delivered or receiving your Amazon orders in one day, we’re used to the convenience online shopping provides.  However, when it comes to medications like the abortion pill, it’s wise to pause before adding it to your shopping cart. Here are…

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What Is a Medical Abortion?

A medical abortion goes by many different names—chemical abortion, the abortion pill, and RU-486. It is an early-pregnancy termination method that involves taking two drugs to terminate and expel a pregnancy. Keep reading to learn more about medical abortion, potential risks and side effects, and what you should do before taking the abortion pill. What…

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Are STDs Contagious? 

Despite being incredibly common amongst sexually active individuals, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are rarely discussed or addressed. STDs seem to be surrounded by some confusion and mystery, and Mosaic Health is here to shed some light on this “taboo” topic. Here are some frequently asked questions regarding STDs:  Are STDs Contagious?  Yes — Sexually transmitted…

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