Below are health and wellness information you may find useful
I just had unprotected sex, or the protection failed
See the Planned Parenthood Emergency Contraceptive (EC) resource page for information on the drug. Emergency contraception (Plan B, Take Action) is now available over the counter in Massachusetts. It is generally in the same section as condoms and pregnancy tests.
Is an abortion legal? Where can I go?
Having an abortion is legal in in the United States and in Massachusetts and Rhode Island there are several clinics. The Planned Parenthood website also offers some good information on abortion. With the right to choose, you should make an informed decision most suited to you. Feel free to ask us any questions you have!
Here are some links that may be able to offer you further assistance related to: Abortion, Body Image, Eating Disorders, Lactation and Plan B.
Funding for Abortion
The Jane Fund
Eating Recovery Center
Center For Eating Disorders
Plan B Resources
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
Difference between medical abortion and the emergency contraceptives
UMass Dartmouth offers a location for breastfeeding in accordance with Massachusetts State Law
Free and Low Income Health Care
Health Imperatives (New Bedford & Wareham)
Citizens for Citizen Family Planning (Fall River & Taunton)
Greater New Bedford Community Health