My Friend Thinks She’s Pregnant
An unexpected pregnancy can create a crisis situation for your friend. She may be feeling overwhelmed, scared or confused about the decision she’s facing. Let her know she’s not alone. Tell her about Carolina Pregnancy Center. Our center offers a trustworthy place for her to talk to someone about her situation and explore choices for her next steps.
Is She Considering Abortion?
Before your friend makes a trip to an abortion clinic, she owes it to herself to obtain as much educational information about abortion as possible so she can make an informed decision. The client advocates at Carolina Pregnancy Center can provide factual information about abortion methods and risk factors. Encourage her to schedule an appointment today.
Has She Verified Her Pregnancy?
If your friend is worried about being pregnant, the most important thing she can do right now is verify her pregnancy with an accurate pregnancy test followed by an ultrasound. Encourage her to schedule an appointment at Carolina Pregnancy Center. Our center can offer a free pregnancy test during her first visit. After her pregnancy test appointment, our nurse will assess her eligibility for an ultrasound appointment.
NC Women’s Right To Know Legal Requirements
Prior to her abortion procedure, your friend must complete the requirements of the NC Women’s Right To Know Law. Carolina Pregnancy Center We have dedicated medical staff to review the law with her, answer any questions she may have, and complete the educational requirements of the law.
Some Pregnancies End In Miscarriage
Even if your friend has had a positive pregnancy test and is thinking about abortion, she should know that 25%-31% of early pregnancies end in natural miscarriage. An ultrasound will help determine if her pregnancy is viable (a heartbeat is detected). Carolina Pregnancy Center offers free limited first trimester ultrasounds to qualifying clients.
What You Can Do
As her friend, you can help her understand her pregnancy and choices for her next steps by letting her know Carolina Pregnancy Center is here to help. Our client advocates can assess her needs and provide information about her concerns. Encourage her to schedule an appointment. You’re welcome to come with her to provide support.
Pressure From Family And Friends
An unplanned pregnancy often brings added pressure if your friend is worried about disappointing family and friends or losing a boyfriend. She may have many voices telling her what she should do. These opinions often make it difficult for her to feel freedom about making an informed decision. Carolina Pregnancy Center understands your friend may be overwhelmed with added pressure from other people. We’re here to help by providing a trustworthy place for her to learn about her options. Our goal is to provide factual information and support so she can choose what’s best for her unique circumstance.