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Why Do I Need to Get Tested For STDs Before an Abortion?

It’s a subject no one likes to talk about. We get it. However, protecting yourself against sexually transmitted diseases and infections is a way you can protect the future you envision for yourself. While we advocate for getting tested anytime you have had unprotected sex or changed partners, ruling out an STD or STI before…
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4 Reasons to Start Here if Traveling to New Jersey for an Abortion

Your period is late, and your drugstore pregnancy test is positive. You are considering an abortion but live in a state where it is restricted or illegal. Fear and confusion have washed over you, and now you have crossed state lines seeking abortion services. You may feel overwhelmed, isolated, and unsure of where to turn…
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What Are the Most Common STIs and Their Symptoms?

Because many STDs do not show any symptoms, you may not even know you are infected. Below are some of the most common STDs and the characteristics associated with each. While most STIs are treatable, some have long-lasting side effects.  Early detection is important not only for your own health but to ensure you don’t…
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How Soon After Sex Can I Take a Pregnancy Test?

If you’ve recently had unprotected sex or experienced contraception failure, coming in for free pregnancy testing is your next step. Learn more about when to take a home test and explore your pregnancy options at FirstChoice Women's Resource Center in New Jersey.
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What is a Misoprostol Only Abortion?

The recent order from the United States Supreme Court on the distribution of mifepristone, the first drug in a medication abortion (also known as Mifeprex), has caused significant controversy and discussion about the drug’s safety and legality. While the ruling allows the continued distribution of the drug according to current FDA regulations, that does not…
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Healing After Abortion: Four Steps to Overcoming Loss and Grief

Abortion loss is a deeply personal and emotional experience that can have lasting effects on a person’s mental and emotional well-being. The grieving process following an abortion can be complex and challenging, and it is essential to provide support and understanding to those dealing with this loss.     There are several strategies and approaches…
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