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 Pregnancy & Health Centers is here to shed some light on this “taboo” topic. Here are some frequently asked questions regarding STDs:  Are STDs Contagious?  Yes…

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Is an Online Abortion or At-Home Abortion Safe?

While convenience and privacy may seem like the answer you’re looking for when it comes to an unplanned pregnancy, you’ll want to do a lot of research before you decide to order the abortion pill online. How Does an Online/At-Home Abortion Work? The abortion pill is an early termination process and is not usually prescribed…

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How Accurate Are STD Tests?

If you are sexually active, it’s important to get tested regularly for a sexually transmitted disease (STD), whether or not you are experiencing any symptoms.  Read below to learn how STD tests work, common STD symptoms, and where you can locate free STD/STI testing. Sensitivity vs. Specificity The accuracy of a test is based on…

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What’s the Difference Between the Abortion Pill and Plan B?

There seem to be a lot of questions related to Plan B and the abortion pill… “Are they the same thing?” “How are they different?” “Is Plan B abortion?” “What happens if I take a bunch of Plan B?” We know this topic is confusing, and if you’re in the midst of a pregnancy scare…

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3 Reasons to Take Advantage of Free STD Testing 

While receiving an STD test may seem embarrassing or unnecessary, the truth is, if you’re sexually active, STD testing should absolutely be part of your routine health screening. Thankfully, you can access free STD testing at your local pregnancy clinic, like Mosaic Pregnancy & Health Centers. Not convinced STD testing is for you? Below are…

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What Are the Risks of Ordering the Abortion Pill Online?

You’re pregnant and considering clicking “purchase” for an online order of abortion pills, but something inside tells you to pause and do a quick Google search on the risks and side effects you might encounter. Well, we’re glad you did!  Here are the top risks related to ordering the abortion pill online:  1. The Abortion…

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What Are the Risks of the Abortion Pill?

Life’s twists and turns are often unpredictable, and finding out you are unexpectedly pregnant can be overwhelming. As you are learning about your pregnancy options, you may have come across the abortion pill. Taking the abortion pill is a serious medical decision. It is imperative to understand its risks in order to protect your health….

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How Can I Heal Emotionally After an Abortion?

Grief and regret are intangible feelings, but they often feel like strong forces, affecting us physically, emotionally, and mentally. If you recently had an abortion, and you are facing waves of emotion, you are not alone. Many women regret their abortion decision. Our team wants to walk alongside you during this emotional season, to help…

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3 Things To Know If You Are Considering Mail-Order Abortion

Many women consider mail-order abortion due to privacy and convenience, but there are also common health risks to know about before making that decision. Here’s what to expect when considering this pregnancy option, so you can make a clear and confident choice for your future. What to Know About Mail-Order Abortion The FDA has recently…

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