Roe v. Wade Overturned: Separating Fact from Fiction

After the Supreme Court ruling Roe v. Wade was reversed, it’s confusing to interpret how abortion access for women across the United States has been affected.  Read this article for common questions about this historic court ruling and the facts about abortion access in the U.S. What Did the Supreme Court’s Overruling Mean? In 1973, the…

What are the Signs of an Incomplete Abortion? 

If you’re puzzled by the term “incomplete abortion”, don’t worry. It can be confusing. The term incomplete abortion describes abortions that successfully terminate the pregnancy, but fail to remove all the fetal and pregnancy tissue from the uterus.  Common signs include heavy bleeding or cramping. This is a serious health concern because it can cause…

What are the Side Effects of the Abortion Pill?

When medication abortions are presented as an option for an unplanned pregnancy, the side effects and potential risks are often minimized or under-discussed. Read the rest of this article to understand how the abortion pill works, its side effects and possible risks, and important health screenings you can take to protect your reproductive health. How…

What Are the Mental Health Effects from Abortion?

In multiple studies, women have reported feelings of depression, anxiety, or other mental health concerns after having an abortion. While these mental health effects can be a controversial topic, women deserve to be aware of the potential association between abortion and their well-being. What is the Connection Between Mental Health and Abortion? Each experience is…

Can You Still Get an Abortion in MN?

Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade in June 2022, many questions have come up about what is or is not permissible when it comes to abortion. Many are concerned about abortion access at a local level, but abortion is currently still legal in the state of Minnesota. Read this article to learn about the…

Does the Overturning of Roe V. Wade Affect MN?

With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, many people are wondering what abortion access is available to them at a local level, if at all. Some worry the Supreme Court ruling now means abortion is banned in all 50 states, or that healthcare choices for women will become more limited. Read the rest of this…

3 Things to Know if You Are Considering Mail-Order Abortion

If you are looking for a solution to an unplanned pregnancy, then a mail-order abortion may seem like the golden ticket because of its easy accessibility and privacy.  However, it’s important to be aware of some of the downfalls of this option because it skips some important health screenings. How the Abortion Pill Works The…

What Are the Different Types of Abortion?

There are two types of abortion: surgical and medical. Other names for medical abortion include: the abortion pill, medication abortion, at-home abortion, self-managed abortion, self-induced abortion, and mail-order abortion. Surgical vs. Medical Abortion Medical Abortion A medical abortion requires a prescription for two different drugs: mifepristone and misoprostol. In Minnesota, only a licensed physician can…

What’s the Difference Between the Abortion Pill and Plan B?

Both are prescription medications taken by mouth, but the abortion pill occurs after the pregnancy has started while Plan B, or the Morning-After pill, is taken to prevent the ovary from releasing an egg or from preventing fertilized eggs from implanting in the womb. How Plan B Works You must take this pill within 3…

Will My Insurance Pay For My Girlfriend’s Abortion?

Finding out your girlfriend is unexpectedly pregnant can bring all sorts of emotions. Shock, fear, or stress may be part of what you’re feeling and you’ll likely want to find some kind of immediate solution.  Abortion is one option you’ll come across, but, typically, health insurance only allows you to add a wife or dependents…

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