Ectopic pregnancy is a condition in which a fertilized egg implants and starts to grow outside of the uterus, most commonly in the fallopian tubes. Ectopic pregnancies are not viable pregnancies and are extremely dangerous when left untreated. What causes an ectopic pregnancy? While ectopic pregnancies can be random and unrelated to other conditions, according … Continued
What Is Ectopic Pregnancy?
How Do Pregnancy Tests Work?
Pregnancy tests are quite simple and easy to use. The test reads your urine or blood for a hormone called hCG, human chorionic gonadotropin. This pregnancy hormone is made by a woman’s body after a fertilized egg attaches to the wall of the uterus. Normally this occurs about six days after fertilization and quickly rises, … Continued
How Do I Tell My Parents I’m Pregnant?
Your pregnancy test came back positive. Maybe you’re in school and still living at home. Maybe you’re in college and fear a pregnancy will disrupt your plans for the future. Regardless of your situation, your fears, and the emotions you’re feeling, at some point you need to tell your parents about the pregnancy. This can … Continued