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Should I Get Tested For A Sexually Transmitted Infection?
Should I Get Tested For A Sexually Transmitted Infection/Disease?

Sexually Transmitted Infections or Diseases (STI/STD) are common. Most of the time, you may not show any symptoms. Don’t risk your health! Get tested for FREE when you come in for a pregnancy test and ultrasound.

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea
Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

Two of the Most common sti/stds in the u.s.

There are over 2.5 million cases of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea in the U.S. and over 61,000 in Virginia . . . just this past year! Case numbers are constantly on the rise in our area year after year.

What you should know about Chlamydia and Gonorrhea:

  • Both can be passed through vaginal, anal, or oral sex
  • How do you avoid them? By not having vaginal, anal, or oral sex
  • Had one? Got treated? Think you’re in the clear? You can be re-infected even after treatment
  • Women often have NO symptoms . . . not fair, we know!
  • Both are curable with the right treatment plan
  • If untreated, both can lead to Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) . . . you don’t want that
  • PID can cause permanent (even painful) damage to your reproductive system

If you are sexually active, it is important for your health to be tested regularly. Make a FREE appointment today for a test when you come in for your pregnancy test and ultrasound.

Pregnancy Tests

PREGNANT & CONSIDERING ABORTION?

Having an abortion with an STI/STD increases the risk of complications after an abortion. You don’t need to risk it.

You can get STI/STD testing, important pre-abortion information and medical services all at the same time – in one FREE appointment. 

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Young couple in bed having sex

Let’s Talk About Sex

It’s everywhere, right? We see it on TV, in magazines, there are even apps for it like Tinder and CasualX. So it’s what everyone does right?

Question. So if we all say “Yes” to sex before marriage does all the guilt, disappointment, diseases, and pregnancies that come with it, disappear? Nope!

So how does sex make YOU feel? Used? Confused? Angry? Lonely?

There is nothing wrong with you! Yes, there may be times you actually enjoy it but does it last? Does he last (erm, not just in the moment but long term) MANY women feel like you, yet most are not honest, not even your friends.

A pep talk . . . As women, we want to feel cared for, loved, and accepted for us being us. Yet let’s be real, most guys just want sex. Not you, but “her”. There I said it.

Biology Lesson 101: Men are made to have a strong sex drive and yes, they think about it A LOT! But news flash – they don’t have to have sex with you because they want it, you have a choice.

You want a relationship, I know, yet sex happens. Phone calls stop, the conversation stops and before you know it, every time you are alone together, things go from zero to sex. Then the inevitable happens. You guys break up. Then you meet someone else and it happens all over again, he meets someone else and it happens all over again . . . see the pattern? Do you want to get off that hamster wheel?

You can.

Girls and Guys have conflicting goals. Ever heard that saying, “Men give love to get sex and women give sex to get love”? It’s true in most cases. Men come and go, but you are stuck with you. Who you are on the inside, your character, self-respect, hopes, and dreams; they all make you, YOU.

When you know who you are, then how you feel about yourself doesn’t depend on the guy you’re with. If you have had many partners, YOU CAN STILL START OVER!

That’s the Good News. Oh but wait, there’s more . . . YOUR FUTURE IS FROM THIS MOMENT FORWARD.

You CAN commit to saving yourself for that “special” someone, even marriage. How? I hear you ask, and who does that nowadays, isn’t that old fashioned? Nope. Just Say No to sex and say Yes to:

1. Recognizing that everyone in life makes mistakes, the mature person learns from those mistakes. You can change. Your heart can become whole again.

2. Freedom from unwanted pregnancies and STDs

3. Figure out what makes YOU feel good, things that make you proud.

4. Understand that only you control your body. You owe no guy anything because he took you out. You are worth taking out simply because of who you are on the inside and not what you have to offer. Don’t be surprised if he calls you again to ask you back out – Guys like women who respect themselves and have a voice. Do it, girl! I got your back!

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