frequently asked questions

questions about pregnancy, stis, abortion

This site is dedicated to helping women who are facing unplanned pregnancies. We recognize there are some very difficult decisions you will have to make. The lay counselors and staff at Agape Pregnancy Resource Center are dedicated to providing you with all of the information that you need to make an informed choice about your pregnancy. The Agape Pregnancy Resource Center team wants you to know that you are not alone and you are not a number. You may be feeling pressure to make a decision, but in reality, you have plenty of time to get all of your questions answered.

A website alone could never give you the solution to your pregnancy.  But this site and the compassionate professional staff at Agape Pregnancy Resource Center are here to help you find the solution that is right for you. Listed below are several commonly asked questions with helpful information. Even if your question is listed, please don't hesitate to ask one of our caring team members whatever you need to know. We are here to help you.


How accurate is your pregnancy test?

Can I have a retest if my test is negative and my period doesn't start?
Should I see a doctor if I have a second negative test and have not started my period?
What are the symptoms of pregnancy?
What are the risks involved with an abortion?
Can abortion cause permanent damage?
What is the Morning After Pill (sometimes called “emergency contraception” or Plan B) and are there any risks in taking it?
What's the difference between the Morning After Pill and RU-486?
Is it legal for me to have sex with someone older than me?
Do abortion clinics offer education on abortion processes?
What is a "crisis pregnancy"?
How should I tell my parents?
What will happen financially?
Where can I learn about what to expect during my pregnancy?

What about school?

Are condoms safe?
How does my baby grow?
What can I do about people pressuring me?
Can I have a baby and still live my life?
What is Post-abortion Syndrome?
Isn't it just a blob of tissue?
Will you tell anyone about my visit to your center?
How do I get support from the father?
If I can't afford to live on my own, where can I live with my baby?
Can anyone help me with baby items, maternity clothes, etc.?
How do I know if Adoption is the right choice for me?
What is the difference between “baby blues,” postpartum depression, and postpartum psychosis?
Can a boyfriend or husband speak to a counselor?
Are you going to tell me what to do?
How common are Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)?
What causes STIs?
How do you get Sexually Transmitted Infections?
What are the symptoms of a Sexually Transmitted Infection?
What are the complications of STIs?
Who is most at risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections?
Can STIs be treated?
Can STIs be prevented?

Note: The information provided on this website is not intended to diagnose any condition or pregnancy and should not take the place of your medical practitioner. Consult your physician with any medical questions you might have. The information and services are provided with the understanding that neither Agape Pregnancy Resource Center nor its suppliers or users are engaged in rendering legal, medical, counseling or other professional services or advice.