What To Expect On Your First Visit to Life Options

What to Expect You 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 … Continued

My Friend Is Pregnant, What Should I Do?

  My Friend Is Pregnant An unexpected pregnancy can create a crisis situation for your friend.  She may be upset over missing her period or other pregnancy symptoms.  As her friend, you can help her understand her pregnancy and choices for her next steps by letting her know that Life Options is here to help.  Our medical staff and consultants … Continued

A Simple Yes

A simple yes led her out with a guy. A simple yes led her to go further than expected. A simple yes left her with a positive pregnancy result. At Life Options, we have been serving women and men in the Lower Yakima Valley since 1986 and we have heard this not-so-simple story countless times over the years: it was … Continued

Early Pregnancy Signs & Common Symptoms

Although the earliest signs of pregnancy vary from woman to woman and pregnancy to pregnancy, some of the more common symptoms include: Missed or late period Tender breasts Nausea (with or without vomiting) Fatigue or unusual tiredness Spotting Cramps Bloating Constipation Appetite change Thirstiness Food or odor aversions Frequent urination Heartburn Indigestion Minor aches, pains or discomforts Headaches Bleeding gums … Continued

What are your real options?

When a woman faces unplanned pregnancy, the clamor of voices can be so loud and the pressures so urgent that she wants a place away from it all where she can reflect on her circumstances, her feelings, and her concerns. We have been walking with women and their families as they decide how to move forward in their pregnancy for … Continued