What Are the Risks of Abortion?

It seems like the topic of abortion is always in the news. Although pro-abortion supporters talk about the right to have an abortion, they never talk about the procedures, side effects, and risks. Abortion is a serious medical procedure. Any time you take something out of your body, there are side effects and risks. If…

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How do I support my friend experiencing an unplanned pregnancy?

Do you want to be there for a friend who is experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, but are unsure about how to go about it? Right now, your friend is most likely overwhelmed with mixed emotions. She may not be receiving support from her family or other close friends and might feel lonely in the decisions…

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What Is the Difference Between a Blood and Urine Pregnancy Test?

Did you miss your period and think you’re pregnant? A missed period is one of many common symptoms that could point to pregnancy. To confirm you are indeed pregnant, your first step is to take a pregnancy test. While at-home pregnancy tests are 99% accurate, user error can always lead to a false result, so…

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What Do I Need to Know if I am Pregnant in College?

Balancing college classes, extracurriculars, and time for yourself can overwhelm any college student. With everything on your plate, adding unintended pregnancy to the mix can trigger a number of emotions, including fear, excitement, confusion, or anger. Whatever you’re feeling, you are not alone. Here are some ways to approach being pregnant in college and move…

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Plan B vs. Abortion Pill

Your period is late. Is it possible you are pregnant? If you are sexually active, then yes, you could possibly be pregnant. Maybe you have heard about a pill that will make it “all go away.” Plan B? The Abortion Pill? Is there even a difference? Here are some facts about both. Plan B If…

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Are Abortions Free at Planned Parenthood?

“Graduate high school, go to college, get a job, get married, have a baby” — Maybe your life plan sounded a bit like that, however, life doesn’t always go as planned. For many women, an unplanned pregnancy sounds like the biggest “hiccup” imaginable. If that’s you, it’s important to remember that you have options. As…

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How to Tell Your Parents You’re Pregnant

Are you scared to tell your parents about your unplanned pregnancy? At Mosaic Pregnancy & Health Centers, we have seen first hand that most parents are eager to help their pregnant or parenting children in any way they can. We also understand how important it is to have the support of trusted adults during this…

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Finishing School as a Single Mother: One of the Best Things You Can Do for Baby and You!

One reason you may be worried about an unplanned pregnancy is your desire to finish your education before having a child. People may be telling you that it’s impossible to earn your high school diploma or college degree if you’re also a parent — a hurtful stereotype that contributes to a tragically high dropout rate…

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Coping with Unplanned Pregnancy? There’s a Resource for That

Am I pregnant? If you’re asking this question, get a free pregnancy test, ultrasound, abortion information and other pregnancy resources at Mosaic Pregnancy & Health Centers. Call 618-451-2002 for free pregnancy support in a confidential, nonjudgmental setting.

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Wishing a Happy Mother’s Day to All of Our Inspiring Mosaic Moms!

“A huge blessing.” That’s how Onyae describes life with her adorable daughter Kamorie. “Every day she surprises me with something new.” But when she first discovered she was pregnant, it wasn’t necessarily a surprise Onyae thought she wanted. The road ahead was anything but certain. Motherhood is one of the most rewarding jobs in the…

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