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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.




Feminist Women's Health Center

Women's Medical Center  of Rhode Island

Planned Parenthood

Funding for Abortion

The Jane Fund

The Eastern Massachusetts Abortion Fund

Body Image

Media Smarts

National eating disorders

CSU Health Network

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders

Eating Recovery Center

Center For Eating Disorders


Plan B Resources

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
Difference between medical abortion and the emergency contraceptives
Planned Parenthood

Lactation Information

UMass Dartmouth offers a location for breastfeeding in accordance with Massachusetts State Law

Lactation Support

Free and Low Income Health Care

Health Imperatives (New Bedford & Wareham)

Citizens for Citizen Family Planning (Fall River & Taunton)

Greater New Bedford Community Health


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