If you are faced with an unplanned pregnancy, you may be experiencing a range of emotions and pressure to make a decision about your pregnancy. Connect Medical Clinic provides patients with a linear decision-making tool, which will help you consider your situation, values, and goals. During your appointment, you will have the opportunity to reflect on the benefits and risks of each of your pregnancy options, and then discuss them with a registered nurse. Decision-Making Services are offered free of charge.
Abortion is the intentional termination of a pregnancy. In North Dakota, abortions are legal up to 16 weeks of pregnancy. Connect Medical Clinic does not perform or refer for abortions, but can provide you with evidence-based medical education about the different types of chemical and surgical abortions available, as well as a health-and-safety checklist.
Abortion is a very personal decision that affects women in many different ways. Some women feel confident in their decision to terminate a pregnancy, while others feel pressured by partners or family members, or regret the decision later on. To decide what the right option is for you, make an appointment to speak with a staff nurse about your options.
To decide if adoption might be the right option for you, make an appointment to speak to a nurse at Connect Medical Clinic. Your nurse will help guide you through a decision-making tool that will help you determine what you want to do. If you choose, our staff can also put you in touch with a licensed adoption worker who can expertly answer your questions or address your concerns.
If you decide adoption is the right decision for you, you will be in control of selecting a family for your child, as well as deciding whether you would like to have an open or closed adoption. There are many wonderful people looking to adopt, and you have many options when it comes to forming an adoption plan that is right for you.
For many facing an unexpected pregnancy, parenting may initially feel overwhelming. You may have questions and concerns about bringing a baby into your life. We know. Connect Medical Clinic nurses have supported many people making unexpected pregnancy decisions and have walked alongside women and men who decided to parent.
To decide what the right option is for you, make an appointment to speak with a nurse at Connect Medical Clinic. Your nurse will help guide you through a decision-making tool that will help you determine what you want to do. If you decide to parent, Connect Medical Clinic nurses will create a customized plan for you and your pregnancy, and help you develop a network of support as you move forward.