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What is an Abortion?

June 14, 2022

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…

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Early Signs of Pregnancy

May 1, 2022

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.…

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How to Help a Friend in a Crisis Pregnancy

March 12, 2022

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…

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Teenage Pregnancy

February 24, 2022

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…

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Birthright of Quincy

January 3, 2022

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…

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