Does the Abortion Pill Cause a Miscarriage?

What is the difference between a medical abortion and a miscarriage? Sometimes abortion pills are called “miscarriage pills,” but does a medical abortion cause a miscarriage? Medical abortion – an elective procedure where a pregnancy is terminated before the 10th week of pregnancy using a regimen of drugs known as the abortion pill. Miscarriage – a spontaneous loss of pregnancy … Continued

The Abortion Pill Dilemma: You May Be Ineligible

For many women seeking abortion options and pregnancy termination, the abortion pill may seem like a viable choice. However, there are instances where some women may be ineligible for this method due to various factors and medical considerations. Understanding these limitations is crucial for making informed decisions about reproductive health. LifeOptions is a pro-woman, holistic, non-profit organization that does not … Continued

My Abortion Story…and How I Found Healing.

Classic southern coastal living is how I was raised. I spent most of my youth amongst the dunes, marsh grass, and boardwalks of southeastern North Carolina. It’s where old historic downtowns seamlessly unfold into timeless southern beach getaways, where family secrets stay buried, and old money is sacred. My parents divorced when I was a baby. Both were high-capacity professionals, … Continued

Choosing Between Adoption and Abortion | Kara’s Story

From my earliest memories, I always felt like I was on a journey, bouncing from home to home due to my parents’ remarriages and my stepdad’s military service. As a result, my relationship with my biological father was distant, and my stepdad’s military bearing cast shadows over my formative years. As a teenager, I was the girl next door with … Continued

Free Pregnancy Testing

If you think you may be pregnant your next step should be scheduling a FREE Pregnancy Test from Life Options.  You do NOT have to go through this process alone. At Life Options we can help you deal with the results, no matter what they are, in a manner that is best for you and your situation. We care about you and … Continued

Ask A Nurse: Oral Sex

  At Life Options, we believe that every person should have the information and help they need to make healthy choices.  Our medical team offers education, testing, and treatment regarding sexually transmitted infections and sexual health.  Here is what one of our nurses says about oral sex and STI’s: How Safe is Oral Sex? Oral sex is sex.  With any … Continued

Plan B & Other Emergency Contraceptives

  Emergency contraceptives, which are a form of birth control, are referred to by many names including the morning-after pill, “the pill”, Levonogestrel pill, Plan B One-Step®, Next Choice One Dose®, My Way®, EContra® EZ, Take Action®,  and Ella®.  They are not the same as RU486 (the abortion pill). The purpose of emergency contraception is to prevent pregnancy after unprotected … Continued

What To Expect On Your First Visit to Life Options

What to ExpectYou recently had sex and you’re concerned.Maybe you’re experiencing pregnancy-like symptoms. Maybe you’ve even missed your period.Or, after sex you’ve developed an itch and think you may have caught something. Maybe your partner tested positive for Chlamydia and you’re concerned you might have it too.Whatever the reason, you’re thinking it might be a good idea to come in. … Continued

Pregnancy In An Unhealthy Relationship

  Sometimes pregnancy comes at a time when your entire life seems to be spinning out of control.   You may be in an unhealthy or even violent relationship.  Your pregnancy may even be the result of a sexual encounter you didn’t choose.  No matter what is going on, it’s important to remember: You have options. You are stronger than your … Continued