Entries for 'Jennifer Ellis'
posted on May 10, 2022
You just took a home pregnancy test, and it’s positive. Now what? You may have a million thoughts running through your head about your next steps, your options, and where to turn for guidance. We’re here to give you answers.
You may not realize this, but the first thing you need...
posted on March 09, 2022
The word “depression” can be misleading. While everyone has experienced sadness at some point in their lives, those feelings of depression are temporary. Clinical depression is longer-lasting and more serious, affecting over 18 million adults in the United States(2). Women are affected a...
posted on January 19, 2022
There is no question that the last two years have done a number on all of us, both physically and mentally. Think about it. Our physical health has been put at risk with a global pandemic. Because of quarantine, people neglected exercise and physical movement while cooped up at home. But even more t...
posted on November 22, 2021
Abortion. The word alone stirs up countless emotions.
There is no question that the decision to have an abortion is emotionally driven and deeply personal. With so many fears and unknowns that accompany an unplanned pregnancy, it might feel like having an abortion would be the easiest...
posted on September 23, 2021
Like any 19-year-old, immediate fear, disbelief, and panic overcame my body when I found out I was pregnant. I wasn’t ready to be a mom. What about school? What will my parents say? How will I afford to raise a child? I was still a kid myself.
I read about the abortion pill online and...
posted on July 22, 2021
I remember the wave of panic that spread through my body. Luke and I hadn’t been necessarily trying to get pregnant, but we weren’t NOT trying either. Those two pink lines stared back at me.
What am I going to do now?
We weren’t financially stable. Luke and I didn’t own a c...
posted on May 23, 2021
“I never thought I would be in this situation. Pregnant, scared, alone. I think I want to have an abortion, but I don’t know what to do. What’s my first step? Where do I go? I have so many questions and no one to talk to.”
Feeling confused and unsure of...
posted on April 08, 2021
I sat alone in the bathroom with hot tears streaming down my face, and a positive pregnancy test in my hand. Yes, I love Jason, but I’m not ready to be a mom. Things just all happened so fast and felt so right, but now I had big regrets.
“It’s okay, Kelsey,” my f...
posted on September 16, 2020
Kia was a 40-year-old single mother to her 10-year-old son. Imagine her surprise when she found out she was pregnant. An unexpected pregnancy can be a bitter pill to swallow for any woman. Still, for women who are older and more settled into their life, the shock of an unplanned pregnancy ...
posted on August 26, 2020
Joselyn’s life was complicated. She was separated from her husband when she discovered she was pregnant. To add to the complexity of her circumstances, it was not her husband’s baby.
Her mother suggested she schedule an appointment at A Woman’s Place Medical Clinic. When s...