How Do Pregnancy Tests Work?

Pregnancy tests are designed to detect human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), the “pregnancy hormone.” This hormone is produced by the placenta to thicken the uterine lining to support the growing embryo. The body will produce increasing levels of hCG until about...Continued

When Should I Take a Pregnancy Test?

If you’ve had unprotected sex and you don’t have your period yet, you’re probably worried that you might be pregnant. However, testing too soon can result in a false negative because it takes a bit for the pregnancy hormone to...Continued

Will I Pass My STI to My Child?

It is possible to pass certain STIs to a child during pregnancy, delivery, or while breastfeeding. These STIs include gonorrhea and chlamydia and can be passed from mother to child during delivery. However, with proper testing and treatment, you can...Continued

Are STDs Contagious?

When a person has oral, anal, or vaginal sex, they are at risk of contracting diseases that are sexually transmitted (STD or STI). Some are highly contagious and have different levels of severity. According to the CDC, 1 in 5...Continued

3 Steps to Take Before An Abortion

A woman’s reproductive health is often one of the most overlooked aspects of her wellbeing.  If you find yourself facing an unplanned pregnancy, there are steps you want to take to make sure you are taking care of your reproductive...Continued

Is Abortion or Adoption Right for Me? 

If you’re reading this, you’ve likely narrowed down your pregnancy options. Now you need to evaluate the final two: abortion and adoption.  Each one will impact your life in different ways and change the path of your future. Neither option...Continued

What Are The Different Types Of Abortion?

If you recently received a positive pregnancy test, or you believe that you are pregnant, it can be overwhelming to think about the number of decisions you must make. We understand where you are, and we want you to know...Continued

Three Things Needed Before Abortion

Facing an unexpected pregnancy can be tough, particularly if you feel forced to make your pregnancy decision quickly. You may have feelings of anxiety, as you think about how your parents will respond to the pregnancy news. You may be...Continued

Is Abortion Safe?

If you are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, you are not alone. The staff at Aim Women’s Center are here to help you as you figure out your options. You will need to make a decision that is best for you....Continued

What Does Adoption Look Like?

What does adoption look like? If you find yourself pregnant and don’t want to be pregnant, you may be looking at your options. One of your options is to create an adoption plan. You may be wondering, what does adoption...Continued