COVID-19 Vaccines in Pregnancy and Lactation

It is always frustrating to ask rhetorical questions to which you do not have clear answers. Such is the case when we look at COVID-19 vaccines in pregnancy and lactation. The COVID-19 pandemic has lasted an entire year, as of this writing. For our attention-challenged, instant-result culture, this year has been exceedingly difficult. In our…

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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

If you’d like to estimate a due date, please use our pregnancy calculator. We provide comprehensive pregnancy services through 20 weeks gestation.  COLFS Medical Clinics provide free professional pregnancy tests at our licensed medical clinics.  We can provide ultrasound services, prenatal care and pregnancy support. We accept insurance and offer discounted medical services if 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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