I’m Pregnant and My Partner is Abusive

If you’re in an abusive relationship, know that abuse of any kind is never your fault. Your partner is responsible for their behavior, and you deserve to be in a safe, loving environment.  Pregnancy can increase the abuse you experience...Continued

How Will Pregnancy Affect Me Mentally?

You’re pregnant and likely wondering how this journey will affect you. An unexpected pregnancy can be exciting for many women, but it also creates new emotions that can take some getting used to. Women may feel nervous or emotional when...Continued

My Birth Control Failed: What Do I Do?

If your birth control failed, and you’ve learned you’re pregnant, you’re probably feeling overwhelmed. This likely wasn’t part of the plan, and you might wonder what’s coming next.  Remember, you have options available to you and you don’t have to...Continued

How to Tell Your Boyfriend and Family You Are Pregnant?

Being pregnant can be scary, and telling your boyfriend and family creates unwelcome pressure. Remember that this is your pregnancy, so you can share the news when you feel comfortable. Your safety and well-being are of the utmost importance! Continue...Continued

It’s National Minority Health Awareness Month!

  Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act, and helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices.  Mental health issues are common – more than 1 in...Continued

How Do I Tell My Parents I’m Pregnant?

When you learn you’re pregnant, especially if it was unplanned, telling your parents can seem like one of the scariest things to do. You may be worried about their reaction. Will they be disappointed or even angry with you? Sometimes...Continued

Can You Have PTSD After Abortion?

What is PTSD?  As per the American Psychiatric Association, Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that may occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event, series of events or set of circumstances. An individual may...Continued

What Are the Early Pregnancy Symptoms?

Sometimes women believe they are pregnant if they’ve missed a period, but this isn’t always true. Missed periods can be attributed to health problems, stress, and more.  While the best way to know if you’re pregnant is to take a...Continued

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Fast Facts 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year 1 in 20 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year 50% of all lifetime mental illness begins...Continued

Can You Still Get an Abortion in NY?

Following the overturning of Roe vs. Wade, women are likely feeling a variety of emotions. You may be wondering whether abortion is still legal in New York.  Currently, abortion is legal in New York, but there are certain protections in...Continued