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A safe, civil place in the midst of fear

A safe, civil place in the midst of fear Dear Supporters, So much talk in the media is driven by fear. Many of our clients, before meeting us, are driven by fear. She fears judgment, the future of her relationship, how her family and friends will react. She has financial fear, fear about keeping her […]

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Period Tracker Apps and Fertility Tracker Apps

Period Tracker Apps and Fertility Tracker Apps Keeping track of your period seems simple enough. Sometimes though, keeping track of your period can be anything but simple. Smart phone and tablet apps (for iOS and Android) can make it easy for women to track their period and fertility. They can help predict your cycles and […]

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Combination Pill Emergency Contraceptive

Combination Pill – Emergency Contraceptive What is the Combination Pill emergency contraceptive? The “Morning After Pill” is a common name for the most popular type of emergency contraceptive. Emergency contraceptives or emergency birth control (EC) is used to reduce the chance of a woman getting pregnant after she has had sex without using birth control, during the […]

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Ella Emergency Contraceptive

Ella –  Emergency Contraceptive / Morning After Pill What is Ella? The “Morning After Pill” is a common name for the most popular type of emergency contraceptive. Emergency contraceptives or emergency birth control (EC) is used to reduce the chance of a woman becoming pregnant after she has had unprotected sex without using birth control, during […]

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Plan B Emergency Contraceptive

Plan B –  Emergency Contraceptive / Morning After Pill What is Plan B? The “Morning After Pill” is a common name for the most popular type of emergency contraceptive. Emergency contraceptives or emergency birth control (EC) is used to reduce the chance of a woman getting pregnant after she has had sex without using birth control, during […]

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Morning After Pill – An Overview of Emergency Contraception

Morning After Pill – An Overview of Emergency Contraception What is the Morning After Pill? The “Morning After Pill” is a common name for the most popular type of emergency contraceptive. Emergency contraception or emergency birth control (EC) is used to reduce the chance of a woman getting pregnant after she has had sex without using birth […]

Support Circle Winter 2016 Newsletter

Winter 2016 Newsletter Our organization, benefiting from over 30 years of experience serving Bay Area women and men facing unintended pregnancies, has learned to listen deeply to our clients. We customize our professional services to each unique person and situation, and we remain committed to refining our work so that our clients receive the best […]

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Miscarriage

Miscarriage By Dr. Mary Hinckley, M.D.   Definition & causes of miscarriage A miscarriage occurs whenever a pregnancy ends from natural causes before the 20th week of pregnancy. Miscarriages commonly occur in the first few days or weeks in the pregnancy, often before a woman knows she is pregnant. There are many causes of miscarriages, […]

Top Ten Questions – Question #10: What do I need to bring to the appointment?

Facing an unintended pregnancy raises many questions in the minds of our clients – medical questions, counseling questions, and how Support Circle offers its services. The overreaching question our clients have is: “Am I really pregnant?” Following this, the staff at Support Circle have compiled a list of the Top Ten Questions asked by clients. Answers are provided by […]

Top Ten Questions – Question #9: Can a counselor meet with me and my partner?

Facing an unintended pregnancy raises many questions in the minds of our clients – medical questions, counseling questions, and how Support Circle offers its services. The overreaching question our clients have is: “Am I really pregnant?” Following this, the staff at Support Circle have compiled a list of the Top Ten Questions asked by clients. Answers are provided by […]