Why We’re Expanding & What It Means For Our Patients

    Last week, COLFS announced we will be expanding and opening a new office in San Diego. We will now have 3 offices serving patients in San Diego County. Our main office in North County San Diego in Escondido is open (Mon-Fri 9AM to 5PM, Sat AM); our office serving Clairemont, Kearny Mesa and…

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Early Ultrasound Scan

What to Expect from an Early Ultrasound Scan

Many pregnant women thinking about getting an early ultrasound have questions. We want to answer your questions so you know what to expect. A few things to know about early ultrasound scans: Ultrasounds at COLFS Medical Clinic are free Ultrasounds are safe We can help you prepare – and you do not have to go…

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Unplanned Pregnancy Quotes

15 Inspiring UnplannedPregnancy Quotes I wasn’t planning on this pregnancy…   Do you like to plan events like travel, parties, or even what you’re going to wear tomorrow? Planning is a big part of life, but some events and circumstances are often out of our control. This includes unplanned pregnancies. Women facing unplanned or unwanted…

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Boyfriend Wants Abortion in Escondido San Diego

Problem: Boyfriend Wants Abortion

Help! My boyfriend wants me to get an abortion! When I discovered my unplanned pregnancy, I went through all the emotions, from fear to joy. Pregnancy hormones are intense. My boyfriend was the only person I told about my late period. Despite not using birth control, I thought that unplanned pregnancies only happened to other…

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Adoption Stories Plus FAQs

Adoption: 4 Unique Stories Plus FAQs

Adoption: 4 Unique Stories Plus FAQsThere Are Many Stories Adoption creates possibility. It doesn’t mean a child will have a perfect future, but it allows a child to have a future. This can make all the difference.   According to the Adoption Network, about 135,000 children are adopted in the United States each year (1).…

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Top 3 Financial Resources for Pregnancy

Top 3 Financial Resources for Pregnancy

How can I afford a baby? Are there emergency financial resources for pregnancy? After staring at a positive pregnancy test, you probably want to sob like a damsel in distress in fairy tales. You may be considering an abortion to close this chapter in your life. Babies are expensive, but the story of your unplanned…

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Am I Pregnant ?

Schedule an Appointment Answer these questions to help determine whether or not you may be pregnant.Have you been experiencing bodily changes? Do you think you may be pregnant? This can be an exciting time but also a puzzling time. To add to the confusion, many pregnancy signs and symptoms can have causes unlinked to pregnancy.At…

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Ectopic Pregnancy: The Importance of an Ultrasound

Ectopic Pregnancy: The Importance of an Ultrasound

Ectopic Pregnancy: The Importance of an UltrasoundThe importance of an ultrasound cannot be overstated. Beginning at six weeks of pregnancy, an ultrasound can detect the growing fetus. This allows healthcare professionals to determine whether or not a pregnancy will be viable (1). “In a normal pregnancy, the fertilized egg implants and develops in the uterus.…

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Abortion Pill Rescue FAQs

If you have changed your mind after taking the abortion pill there is a chance you can save your pregnancy.  An antidote is available to work to stop the effects of the abortion pill.  It is not uncommon for a woman to have feelings of regret after taking the abortion pill.  At COLFS Medical Clinic…

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Considering an Abortion? Here’s the Info You Need

Considering an abortion? Be sure to get all the abortion information you need to make an informed decision and find support.

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Pregnancy Confirmation Ultrasound Services

The main reason you should get an ultrasound is simply to see how far along you are in your pregnancy.  With this safe and accurate procedure you will also be able to detect the fetal heartbeat, determine the baby’s age and approximate due date. One of the most exciting services we offer at COLFS Medical…

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What Women Should Know Before Choosing the Pill: Weighing the Risks and Benefits

Informed women know that understanding risks and benefits can help them when it comes to deciding what is best for them. This is especially true when it comes to taking the Pill or any hormonal contraception. If you are one of the 61 million women in the US [1] who have used hormonal contraception or…

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Pregnancy Symptoms

Am I Pregnant? 12 Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms to Look For Have you been experiencing bodily changes? Do you think you may be pregnant? This can be a puzzling time as it is. To add to the confusion, many pregnancy signs and symptoms can have causes unlinked to pregnancy. You should know that the early…

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Pregnancy Calculator

Estimate your due date with our online calculator. Contact us for a medical pregnancy confirmation screening at no cost to you.

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What Kind of Pregnancies are “High Risk?”

According to UCSF (University of California, San Francisco), High Risk complications occur in only 6-8% of all pregnancies.  The terminology “High Risk Pregnancy”, is used by the medical community to indicate a need to watch these mothers (and babies) more carefully; to provide special care to ensure the best possible outcome. A pregnancy may be…

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Pregnancy Tests

Pregnancy Tests: When a woman suspects she is pregnant, a common concern is when to take a pregnancy test and how effective the results are.  Here at COLFs, we want to provide you with the most accurate information regarding pregnancy tests.  There are three ways to determine pregnancy: at home tests, a blood test, and an ultrasound.    Taking…

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Post-Partum Depression

Post-partum depression (PPD) or the “Baby Blues” is more common than many people think.  More than 20% of women are diagnosed with post-partum depression by their doctors every year, while many more cases continue to go undiagnosed.  PPD is a serious condition that often starts during pregnancy. Although many women go through the normal anxieties and fears of having…

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STDs and Pregnancy 

STDs and Pregnancy   Being diagnosed or suspecting you have an STD while being pregnant can be a very scary thing to deal with.  If you have been diagnosed with an STD and have found out you are pregnant, it is important to seek medical treatment right away.  Many women assume that the disease will automatically be passed down to their…

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Miscarriage

About 10-20% of pregnancies end in a miscarriage spontaneously, that is, without a known cause.  It is a recurring medical concern for some women that many providers don’t address, and both men and women are often left wondering if they did something wrong and blame themselves for it occurring. Many people do not know how…

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Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

Eating well-balanced meals is important at all times, but it is especially essential when you are pregnant. There are crucial nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that your developing baby needs. Most foods are safe, however, there are some foods that you should avoid during pregnancy. Raw Meat, Deli Meat, Fish with mercury (shark, swordfish, king mackerel,…

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