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- Abortion Pill Health Risk
Do you know what “ambivalence” is? "Ambivalence" is when you have mixed feelings about something. Abortion is an irreversible process. The Guide for Dispensing Mifegymiso® for Medical Abortion in Canada says (top of page 2) that ambivalence is an "absolute contraindication" for the abortion pill. An "absolute contraindication" means that this medication must not be used. A procedure or medicine that falls under this category is to be avoided. This means that if you are experiencing ambivalence (mixed feelings), that the procedure should be avoided. We specialize in helping people work through their mixed feelings so they can make an informed health decision. Text or call us today at 902-678-6217. When considering your options, it's important to note that the Canadian Guidelines for Sexual Health Education has quoted (on pg. 5) the World Health Organization which labels abortion as a "negative" condition or outcome, and the personal stories from all the women who have shared their abortion experience with us strongly support that statement. After a medical abortion, you'll likely experience a range of emotions — such as relief, loss, sadness and guilt. These feelings are normal. However, if, like many women who have shared their story with us, you find that your negative feelings about your abortion do not go away or get worse or they seem to be causing problems in your relationships, we facilitate after-abortion care which many women have found extremely helpful. Contact us any time to learn more about the help and support we have for you.
- The Information You Need
The information you need regarding pregnancy, parenting, adoption and abortion can be found at the Valley Care Pregnancy Centre in Kentville, Nova Scotia. Text or Call us today for the knowledgeable, compassionate care you are looking for. Text or call today 902-678-6217.
- A Safe Place to Get Help
For pregnancy, adoption or abortion information, you need a safe place to get help. That's what our guests say they find at the Valley Care Pregnancy Centre. Text or Call us now: 902-678-6217 or 902-670-8510
- Post Abortion | Nova Scotia | The Valley Care Pregnancy Centretion
Post-Abortion Call or Text us Today at 902-678-6217 Visit us at 104 Webster St., Kentville, Nova Scotia "Having a medical abortion is a major decision with emotional and psychological consequences." (Mayo Clinic ) It is said that some women's post-abortion experience is positive. But our research with abortion providers and from what we are told by our guests, it is clear that women and men are experiencing physical and/or emotional complications after having had an abortion. We have never had any of our guests say that they were glad they had an abortion. When we shared this finding with a very busy abortion provider in Nova Scotia, he said (presumably based on his own experience) that there aren't any women who are glad they had an abortion. He said they're all crying before they wake up from the procedure. The World Health Organization considers abortion to be a "problem." The the World Health Organization labels abortion as a "negative" condition or outcome, and the personal stories from all the women who have shared their abortion experience with us strongly support that statement. We understand the need for support and encouragement and we are here for you. Countless women and men have shared with us their deep, long-term, unwanted feelings of regret, sorrow, guilt, shame, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, long-term physical health complications and suicidal thoughts and behavior which they say are directly linked to their abortion experience. Sometimes, just having an understanding person to listen can be a helpful experience. We are here for you and all our services are free and confidential. We offer a highly acclaimed program called, "Living in Colour" or "Forgiven and Set Free" (for women) or "Healing a Father's Heart" (for men) all of which offer hope, help and healing. After suffering deep emotional and ongoing medical complications associated with a past abortion, both women and men who thought that they had "dealt with it" have gone through these programs and have shared how deeply their lives have been changed for the good. We invite you to contact us to learn more. We are here for you. Many women and men tell us that abortion was not the "eraser" they expected, and the effects became long-lasting. We are here for you with resources to help bring hope and healing that our guests have found deeply helpful. Call or text us today at 902-678-6217 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org If you wish to learn about one man's pain after an abortion, watch the video of a popular Rap singer, Flipsyde , who sings of his post-abortion experience and feelings of regret. Miscarriage If you are looking for a resource on miscarriage , you may find the book, "Your Guide to Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss - Hope and healing when you're no longer expecting " from the Mayo Clinic helpful. Text or Call us Today at 902-678-6217
- Abortion information | Nova Scotia | The Valley Care Pregnancy Centre
Loving Support COVID 19: SERVICE CHANGES Call or Text us Now at 902-678-6217 or Set Up an Appointment HERE Visit us: 104 Webster St., Kentville Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 10-4:30 We are also available evenings and weekends ... text or call any time. Pregnant? "The Valley Care Pregnancy Centre offers caring, respectful, loving and open-minded support." - a recent guest An unplanned or challenging pregnancy situation can be difficult to experience. It is important to make an informed decision about your pregnancy and health and find loving support for a difficult pregnancy. Our guest support team is dedicated to ensuring you receive the support you need during this time. We offer free (self-administered) pregnancy tests and decision-making tools and customized personal support to fit your specific needs. Our services are intended for general educational purposes only and should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional medical or counselling advice. Only a healthcare professional can confirm pregnancy. Recent guests described their visits with us as, “Well organized,” “Wonderful,” “Very accommodating,” “Informative and welcoming.” Text or call us now at 902-678-6217 and be our guest or Set Up an Appointment HERE . WE ARE HERE FOR YOU! Text / Call Now We offer Free, confidential, personal support for you, your partner and your family (or any combination of those). Loving support from people who understand for as long as you need us Free pregnancy tests Maternity clothes & prenatal vitamin referral Personal, one-on-one pregnancy coaching Your own individualized pregnancy & parenting education Pregnancy, Labour, Birth & Parenting videos & a private lounge for viewing & learning with a facilitator Community referrals for tons of resources Help with diapers, formula & breast feeding Quality baby clothes up to age two Connection with a mom's group in your area Phone, text & email support after hours Text / Call Now 902-678-6217 or Set Up an Appointment HERE Common Pregnancy Signs & Symptoms The early signs and symptoms of pregnancy many experience are: Missed or Late Period (for those of childbearing years). Tender or Swollen Breasts due to hormonal changes. Feeling Like Throwing Up (with or without vomiting), often called, "morning sickness", which can happen any time of the day or night. Having to Pee More Often Feeling Tired (due to increased hormone called progesterone). However, many of these signs and symptoms can also simply mean that you're coming down with a cold or that your period is about to start. At the same time, you can also be pregnant even if you do not experience many of these conditions. So if you miss a period and notice some of the above signs or symptoms, you can contact us for a free, private and confidential pregnancy test, or see a health care professional. If your pregnancy test is positive, see a health care professional. The sooner your pregnancy is confirmed, the sooner you can begin prenatal care. Abortion Call or Text us Now at 902-678-6217 or Set Up an Appointment HERE You may be considering abortion as an option for your unplanned pregnancy. We offer information on abortion and decision making tools and support to help you make an informed health decision. An unplanned pregnancy is difficult to experience. We are here for you. Women tell us that what they needed most when facing an unplanned pregnancy was loving support and a safe place with someone who will listen. We are here for you. We have information that you may find very helpful. However, if you are only looking for abortion and do not want any other information or support or help with decision making, you may not want to come here because providing or assisting with abortion is outside our scope of services, so that's important for you to know. Our first priority is you, and we look forward to seeing you. Text us now at 902-678-6217 Read More about Abortion Parenting Call or Text us Now at 902-678-6217 or Set Up an Appointment HERE Choosing to continue your pregnancy and to parent can be challenging. We offer support, parenting classes and other resources for parenting. We Are Here for You! Free, confidential, personal support for you, your partner and your family (or any combination of those). Loving support from people who understand for as long as you need us Free pregnancy tests Maternity clothes & prenatal vitamin referral Personal, one-on-one pregnancy coaching Your own individualized pregnancy & parenting education Pregnancy, Labour, Birth & Parenting videos & a private lounge for viewing & learning with a facilitator Community referrals for tons of resources Help with diapers, formula & breast feeding Quality baby clothes up to age two Connection with a mom's group in your area Phone, text & email support after hours Text us now at 902-678-6217 Read More about Parenting Adoption Call or Text us Now at 902-678-6217 Navigating pregnancy options in an unplanned pregnancy can be difficult. Our decision making tools will help you evaluate if this is a good choice for you. If you are considering the option of adoption, we can refer you to a licensed adoption social worker from Family & Children's Services. If you choose to make an adoption plan we can provide further support (according to your expressed needs) during the pregnancy as well as after birth. Our client support team is dedicated to making sure you get the support you need. You may be interested to know that in Nova Scotia, there are many, many families waiting to adopt infants. There are older children in Foster Care who are available for adoption in Nova Scotia. But the fact is that there are very many families in Nova Scotia looking to adopt infants today, but there is a lack of infants available for adoption in this province. As the Department of Community Services' webstite states, "There are fewer infants available for adoption than in the past and there is a lengthy waiting period (to adopt infants)." We are here to help you learn more about adoption and walk with you through this process. Some of our team have adopted in Nova Scotia. We would love to talk with you. Text us now at 902-678-6217 Guys Call or Text us Now at 902-678-6217 There's a lot of talk these days about taking responsibility. We're here for you. We've got guys you can talk to who understand. All this can be messy and difficult to sort out. That's why we're here for you. Fatherhood, too, can be challenging. We offer parenting programs and support designed specifically for men. Not only do all the regular parenting topics apply, but we have a specific 11 week study for new and expecting fathers called, "The Dad Difference". Text us now at 902-678-6217 Help Us Donate Contact Us: Mailing Address PO Box 723, Kentville, NS B4N3X9 Civic Address 104 Webster Street, Kentville, NS Email email@example.com Text / Call 902-678-6217 Hours Regular Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 10-4:30 Spending of funds is confined to Board approved programs and projects. 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- Human Traffickng Safety Plan | Nova Scotia | Valley Care Pregnancy
Sex Trafficking Safety Plan Are You a Victim? Signs Fight Trafficking Training & Action Groups Human Trafficking Safety Plan These tips were drawn from the National Human Trafficking Hotline Website