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Top Ten Questions – Question #1: Is Support Circle a free clinic?

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 […]

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Ectopic Pregnancy or Tubal Pregnancy

Ectopic Pregnancy or Tubal Pregnancy An “ectopic pregnancy” occurs when the fertilized embryo implants outside of the uterus; most commonly in fallopian tube. When attached to the fallopian tube, this is referred to as a “tubal pregnancy.” Approximately 16%1 of women seeking emergency medical attention due to cramping and/or vaginal bleeding in the first trimester […]

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Why is my period late?

Missed Period

Why is my period late? Women who are in their childbearing years sometimes miss a period. While a missed menstrual period is the hallmark of early pregnancy, missing a period can be due to a number of factors and conditions. If you’ve missed a period, try not to stress out. However, you’ll want to rule […]

Zika Virus – Other Common Questions

Zika Virus – Other Common Questions In an effort to provide our Support Circle clients with information on Zika virus, a virus that has garnered much media attention due to the potential effects on the fetus, we have compiled this list of information directly from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website. How is Zika transmitted? […]

How to Protect Against Zika Virus

How to protect against Zika virus In an effort to provide our Support Circle clients with information on Zika virus, a virus that has garnered much media attention due to the potential effects on the fetus, we have compiled this list of most common questions and answers from the Center for Disease Control (CDC). What […]

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Overcoming Anxiety

Overcoming anxiety

Anxiety is common when we experience changes or transitions in our lives. It is often linked to stress, which is one of the many triggers of anxiety. Anxiety can affect us both emotionally and physically. Anxiety symptoms include muscle tension, irritability, feelings of worry, nervousness, or fear, racing thoughts (i.e. your mind going a million miles […]

What I love about Support Circle – Board Member

Board Member

What I love about Support Circle By Nancy Cecconi, Support Circle Board Member and Former Nurse I am a member of the Board of Directors of Support Circle. I served as both a volunteer nurse and a staff nurse in the three medical clinics. I believe strongly in the mission of Support Circle and see […]

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Pregnancy Options

pregnancy options

Pregnancy Options If you are pregnant, or think you may be pregnant, in an unintended pregnancy, you may have a floodgate of emotions and questions. What do you want to do? Do you want to parent, create an adoption plan, or have an abortion? Each decision carries its own set of unique results and will determine […]

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Pregnancy Symptoms

Pregnancy Symptoms Is your period late? Do you think you may be pregnant? Pregnancy symptoms differ from woman to woman and pregnancy to pregnancy. Understanding the signs and symptoms of pregnancy is important because each symptom may be related to something other than pregnancy. If you think you may be pregnant, treat yourself as if […]