Why is an ultrasound important?

Why is an ultrasound important?
Pregnant? It is normal to feel scared, overwhelmed, or fearful. Facing an unexpected will feel like an emotional rollercoaster. The uncertainty can be debilitating. What should you do? How are you going to get through this? Should you tell your family and friends? The questions can be endless. Not sure what to do next? Why not confirm your pregnanc...
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How do I get TennCare while pregnant?

How do I get TennCare while pregnant?
​You have taken an at-home pregnancy test and it is positive. You have many questions and not sure what steps to take, who to call, or where to go. Maybe this is your first pregnancy or the first pregnancy where you need to try and get TennCare because you have lost insurance coverage. Whatever your circumstance the Pregnancy Resource Center is her...
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What are the risks of the abortion pill?

What are the risks of the abortion pill?
If you just took a positive pregnancy test and have feelings of fear, anxiety, or worry, you're not alone! Millions of women experience unplanned pregnancies each year and thankfully, there are resources and help available to you during this time of need. Like with any medical process, it's important to understand the risks and side effects related...
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Will Insurance Pay for the Abortion Pill?

For some women, a positive pregnancy test is one of life's most exciting moments. However, for some, that double line can bring about a raging storm of fear and anxiety. As you consider your pregnancy options of parenting, abortion, or adoption, take the time you need to gather information and determine what will be best for you and your future. If...
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It Takes a Village--You Are Not Alone!

It Takes a Village--You Are Not Alone!
An unplanned pregnancy can bring a roller coaster of feelings —fear, excitement, uncertainty, happiness, worry, and everything in between. It also brings a new set of needs—financial, physical, medical, emotional, relational, and even spiritual. Having a good support system in place to help you navigate these feelings and needs is important to have...
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My Girlfriend is Pregnant. What Do I Do Next?

Pregnant My Girlfriend is Pregnant. What Do I Do?
It is two simple words that can change everything. Your girlfriend looks at you and these two little words come out of her mouth,  "I'm pregnant". This  may make your world spin out of control and not sure where to turn . Here at the Pregnancy Resource Center  understand and are here to help. Make an appointment for pregnancy testing...
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How much does it cost to get an ultrasound?

How much does it cost to get an ultrasound?
The price of a pregnancy ultrasound or sonogram as many say averages around $200-$300 . How much an ultrasound costs you depends on where you get your ultrasound and your insurance coverage. Just like an uncomplicated vaginal birth at one area hospital may be several thousands of dollars cheaper than at another hospital down the road, ult...
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Why is a Pre-Abortion Consultation and Screening Important?

My Safety Checklist Saved Me!
Why is a pre-abortion consultation and screening important? For one--your health and well-being are our top priority. Here is a safety check-list for starters: Has your pregnancy been confirmed? Even if you've had a positive pregnancy test, you will need an ultrasound to confirm the pregnancy, this will determine how far along you are, and rule out...
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When I Wanted Out

bench-chair-friends-friendship-28858_20191127-020536_1 When I Wanted Out
​As I was driving through town coming home tonight, I had a flashback from a Thanksgiving of my past. It wasn't the facade you see scrolling on Facebook or Insta. Thank goodness we didn't have that back then. I had graduated that May, and by November, I didn't recognize the person in the mirror anymore. Before graduation, I had slowly started ...
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Abortion Pill and My Pregnancy

Girl taking a pill Abortion pill and my pregnancy. What other options do I have?
There's a lot of misinformation about the abortion pill and how it works in regards to your pregnancy. We're here to answer any questions or concerns you may have. If you have already confirmed your pregnancy with a doctor and are wanting to terminate your pregnancy or you just took a home test and want to confirm your pregnancy. Take the time you ...
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My boyfriend wanted me to have an abortion.

My boyfriend wanted me to have an abortion.
Overwhelmed. Pressured. Anxious. Angry. Lost. Hurt. Panicked. Sad. Confused. Every woman who has faced an unplanned pregnancy will tell you she rode a roller coaster of emotion. I know that I did. One moment she was absolutely panicked, and the next angry; from laughing with her friends, with no thought to her situation, to crying, unsure what to d...
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Love Should Not Hurt

Love Should Not Hurt
  When two people love, respect, and trust one another, relationships can be a wonderful, fulfilling, beneficial thing. However, when any of these key components are missing, relationships can slowly or quickly escalate into unhealthy situations. Because romantic relationships are so personal and intimate, they have the power to either be wond...
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Pregnancy Symptoms: What to do?

Not sure I am pregnant or not? What to do?
  The rate at which you experience pregnancy symptoms will vary for each woman. Every woman is different when it comes to the symptoms she may experience, and every pregnancy is different. You may have morning sickness with one pregnancy and have no symptoms at all with the second pregnancy. Typically, you will start having symptoms at about f...
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How can I afford diapers?

How can I afford diapers?
I remember asking that question many times. I was eighteen years old and, my babies father had left us, and I was trying to figure all of this mom thing out. My daughter had plenty of clothing and food, but when it came down to diapering her, I just wasn't so sure. That's what kept me up at night as a young and scared single mom. Asking for help wa...
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Is abortion my only option?

Is abortion my only option?
Scared. Overwhelmed. Pressured. Anxious. Angry. Lost. Hurt. Panicked. Sad. Confused. Backed in a Corner.  Every woman who has faced an unintended pregnancy will tell you she rode a roller coaster of emotion. I know I did. I had every single feeling above and many others.  One moment she was panicked, and the next angry; from lau...
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Choices in Life are Hard

Choices in Life are Hard
Overwhelmed. Pressured. Anxious. Angry. Lost. Hurt. Panicked. Sad. Confused. Every woman who has faced an unplanned pregnancy will tell you she rode a roller coaster of emotion. One moment she was panicked, and the next angry; from laughing with her friends, with no thought to her situation, to crying, unsure what to do next. It is normal. Not comf...
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Are You Looking for a Mentor?

Are You Looking for a Mentor?
  Are you interested in finding a group of women that you can talk with and lean on while you are waiting for the arrival of your baby or during motherhood? Do you want to have a mentor that you can ask questions to, talk with you, and check in on you as you are navigating what it means and looks like to be a mother? Then our Step Program if f...
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Will Having a Baby Ruin My Life?

connecting with help Will Having a Baby Ruin My Life?
You just went to the local convenience store to purchase a pregnancy test. If only you had a place to go to and to find out if you are pregnant in total privacy. Going to the store in itself was stressful enough watching every corner to see if you saw someone you knew. You just took a pregnancy test. Time seems to move in slow motion as you wait fo...
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My Friend Thinks She's Pregnant

My Friend Thinks She's Pregnant
When your friend tells you she's pregnant, what do you do? Maybe she texted you last night or quietly told you while hanging out. Likely, she is confused and worried about her future. You want to support her, but you're not sure what to say or do next. Finding out you are unexpectedly pregnant is difficult, complicated, and traumatic. And you want ...
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Domestic violence should not happen to anybody. For any reason. Ever.

Domestic violence should not happen to anybody. For any reason. Ever.
Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner. Domestic violence can happen to anyone regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, education, or religion. It can happen to couples who are married, living together, or in a dating relationship. Domestic violence should not happen to anybody. F...
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