Take Care Of Yourself Because You Are Valuable!
What Is Self-Care? The Oxford dictionary tells us that self-care is “the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s health, the practice of taking an active role in protecting one’s well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress.” The definition is simple yet profound. The words “preserve” and “improve” stand out. Preserving…Read More
Working As A Single Mom, Where Do I Begin?
The idea of working as a single mom raises more questions than answers. But take heart, community resources abound and there is more help around than you might think! Pregnancy may have surprised you, but parenting will amaze you. We want to help in any way we can. We will walk with you on this…Read More
Pregnancy Myths & Facts That May Surprise You
Pregnancy is a unique experience for every woman. But, it’s so common in our everyday lives that strangers in public places will make conversation to share a variety of experience and opinions about what “worked for them”. For new mothers-to-be, it can be a little intimidating and overwhelming because they don’t know if what they…Read More
Questions To Ask Your Doctor
If this is your first time pregnancy, your first doctor’s visit can seem a little overwhelming. You’ve learned the basics about pregnancy but what else should you know and expect? If you aren’t sure what to ask your doctor, then look no further. We’ve compiled a list of the top questions to ask your doctor…Read More
What Is An Abortion?
An abortion is a procedure to end a pregnancy. It’s also sometimes known as a termination of pregnancy. The pregnancy is ended either by taking medicines or having a surgical procedure. What do I need to know about abortions? Abortion is a medical procedure, and just like any other medical procedure, it comes with its…Read More
Early Signs Of Pregnancy
A woman’s body is constantly changing. From the time we start puberty straight through to menopause, our bodies are constantly in flux. Some may have clockwork periods and know exactly when they’ll show up while others may have irregular periods that can make it difficult to determine your menstrual cycle. Whichever you are, there are…Read More
How To Help A Friend In A Crisis Pregnancy
An unexpected pregnancy can sometimes bring fear, shame and doubt. An unexpected pregnancy can also bring joy, excitement, awe, gratitude and a deep love that is almost unimaginable. Perhaps one of your friends has become pregnant unexpectedly, a relative or colleague. Not sure how to help or know what to say? Here are ten tips:…Read More
Each year, more than a half-million U.S. girls in their teens find themselves with an unplanned teenage pregnancy. To help them through the life-changing and emotional decisions they’ll face, pregnant adolescents need straightforward information and judgement-free guidance and support. In the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) article, Options Counseling for the Pregnant Adolescent Patient, they explain…Read More
Birthright Of Quincy
Welcome to our very first blog! We, at Birthright of Quincy, work very hard to get our message out to as many women and girls as possible facing an unplanned pregnancy who may need our help. So we’ve started this blog to share information, education and guidance as well as offer love and support to…Read More