Author: Matthew Meeks

Are Abortions Painful?

Everyone tolerates a different level of pain. So, you may be wondering if your body can handle the physical pain of an abortion. At Alternatives Medical Clinic, we want to empower you to make the best decision for your future and your body. So, before you take your next step, read through this article as … Continued

Is An At Home Abortion Safe?

An unplanned pregnancy often brings a sense of a loss of control. So, some women try an abortion at home because it seems like an easy way to regain control and end their pregnancy. Abortions at home have risks and considerations. Before making a quick decision, consider your options so you can make an informed … Continued

Can I Have an Abortion with Misoprostol Only?

If you’re experiencing an unplanned pregnancy and researching your options, you may have discovered the recent legal battles concerning the abortion pill. All of the information can feel overwhelming, especially as you try to decide what step to take next. Here’s everything you need to know about the two pills used in abortion.    What … Continued

What to Know About Morning Sickness in Pregnancy

Pregnancy nausea can make women feel physically miserable and emotionally drained. If you’re experiencing an unplanned pregnancy with morning sickness, know that you’re not alone.   In this blog, we’ll be exploring:   What morning sickness is When it starts Ways to alleviate it   Keep reading to learn more!    What is Morning Sickness?  … Continued

When Do You First Feel Movement in Pregnancy?

Pregnancy can cause a lot of new sensations in your body. Whether it’s nausea or breast tenderness, symptoms may feel uncomfortable as you try to figure out what’s happening. Then, deciphering between gas, muscle cramps, and movement inside of your belly can be confusing!    Here’s what you need to know about when you should … Continued

Possible Causes for a Late Period with a Negative Pregnancy Test

If you’ve missed a period and don’t want to be pregnant, you may feel a little frantic. But, what if you’ve missed a period and you have a negative pregnancy test? Even if your negative pregnancy test brings relief, you may still have a lot of questions. Should you take another test? Why is your … Continued

Chemical Pregnancy: Symptoms, Causes, and Healing

Every woman experiences a miscarriage differently. If she had a very early miscarriage, also known as a chemical pregnancy, she may feel confused. If you suspect that you had a chemical pregnancy, you don’t have to figure it out on your own!    What is a chemical pregnancy?  A chemical pregnancy is an early miscarriage … Continued

How Do Pregnancy Tests Work?

Every test in life causes angst, but for women, a pregnancy test could change a lot of things. If you’ve missed a period or are experiencing symptoms, a home test could verify that you are pregnant. But before you make a decision about your future, you should know how pregnancy tests work.    At Alternatives … Continued

What to Know about Pregnancy as a Minor

You’ve dreamt about your high school years as the time to have fun with friends and to work hard for your future. An unplanned pregnancy throws uncertainty and doubt into those dreams. Even as a pregnant teenager, you have options, and you have the strength to make the best decision for you.  Who is a … Continued

Abortion Costs in California

Women in an unplanned pregnancy may have a flood of thoughts and emotions. Often, the financial costs for each option feel overwhelming. Before you make a decision for your life and your future, you should know what abortion might cost you!   How much does an abortion cost in California? As of June 2023, on … Continued