4 Benefits of a No Cost Women’s Clinic

4 Benefits of a No Cost Women’s Clinic

Think you might be pregnant? Maybe you already took a home pregnancy test, and the results were positive. If you weren’t expecting to be pregnant, you probably feel overwhelmed right now. As you think about what to do next, you may do some research online. Many clinic choices pop up, so how do you choose… Read More

Abortion Health and Safety: What You Need to Know Before You Decide

Abortion Health and Safety: What You Need to Know Before You Decide

No woman wants to be in a position to make a decision about an unexpected pregnancy. You feel suddenly thrown into an unfamiliar world of pressure, confusion, and unreliable advice. In the midst of the chaos, there is good news. You can be empowered to make a confident decision with accurate and unbiased information. At… Read More

Are There Pregnancy Symptoms Before a Missed Period?

Sometimes you might feel just a little bit “off.” Or maybe it’s your intuition that’s kicking in. It might be because —oops!— you forgot to use contraception. Whatever the case, there are times that you might be wondering, “Are there pregnancy symptoms before a missed period?” If you are worried that you are pregnant, and… Read More

Why an Ultrasound Should be Part of Your Pregnancy Decision

You’ve taken one, two, three home pregnancy tests and they all indicate the same thing: you’re pregnant. Being pregnant isn’t part of your plan, and now you may be wondering what to do next. No matter how accurate home pregnancy tests claim to be, they are not definitive indicators of a viable pregnancy. So, the… Read More

What to Know About the Abortion Pill

What to Know About the Abortion Pill

Each year, more than 2.8 million women find themselves unexpectedly pregnant. These women might have some difficult decisions to face as they learn more about their options. While the “abortion pill,” (a medication-induced abortion) can seem like the simplest and most inexpensive way to end an unwanted pregnancy, this medication carries some serious physical and emotional… Read More

Reasons For a Missed Period, Other Than Pregnancy

When you’ve missed your period and don’t want to be pregnant, it seems like the whole world comes crashing down on you. This could change the path you’ve chosen for yourself and it’s normal to have a rush of emotions. Did you know there are reasons for a missed period, other than pregnancy? At Thrive… Read More

3 Not-So-Obvious Signs You’re Not in a Healthy Relationship

When it comes to relationships, some red flags are more obvious than others. For example, excessive jealousy, violent reactions, and controlling behavior are obvious ones. But some signs are more subtle, and knowing them can help you avoid staying in an unhealthy relationship. Keep reading for 3 signs that you’re not in a healthy relationship… Read More

How Much Does an Abortion Cost?

If you just found out you’re pregnant, it can be tough to think about your options. You may be worried about the future, especially if you don’t have support from a partner, friends or family. At some point, you may find yourself searching on the web, “how much is an abortion?” The answer is fairly… Read More

Unexpected Pregnancy: Making a Decision

Unexpected Pregnancy: Making a Decision

You’ve taken the home pregnancy test and watched the result come back positive. This isn’t what you planned. What now? An unexpected pregnancy is an experience so many women share, and yet most feel very alone when they read the result. Your stomach might have felt like it dropped to the floor. Life might not… Read More

Determine Your Risk Factors Before an Abortion

Finding out that you’re pregnant isn’t always a happy occasion. Sometimes it’s unplanned and you feel like your whole world is falling apart. When that’s the case, it’s hard to see the future the way you’ve always imagined it would be. As you struggle not to panic, you might be on your phone, looking at… Read More

STD Testing Before an Abortion

As if facing an unplanned pregnancy isn’t enough, you also have to think about whether or not you have a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Knowing your status is especially important if you’re considering an abortion. When asked if it’s a possibility, most people would say, “No way, I don’t have an STD. I would know… Read More

Step by Step: How to Face the Future with an Unexpected Pregnancy

An unexpected pregnancy isn’t what you wanted, and now you aren’t sure how to face the future. It’s really hard to get past the anxiety when something so big is looming just ahead. But you’re stronger than you realize right now, and you WILL be able to handle this. During all the uncertainty, there’s a… Read More

How Abortion Works

If you just found out you’re unexpectedly pregnant, you probably have a lot on your mind. Digging your way past all the emotions, the panic, and the fear takes some time, but you can do it. Once you’ve found some calm, it’s time to look at your options. If you’re considering an abortion, it’s best to… Read More

How To Get Free Diapers For Up To A Year

Diapers, formula, clothes, stroller, crib, toys…it all adds up! If you’re expecting or expecting to expect, any money you can save now will help you in the long run. Free diapers for up to a year might sound like a scam, but we promise this is not a drill. Read on to find out how… Read More

Unplanned Pregnancy? Come For a Free Pregnancy Test

When you’re afraid you’re pregnant, nothing seems to be as easy as it should be, especially taking a pregnancy test. Sometimes even getting your hands on one is hard, because they can be expensive and not everyone has enough extra cash to buy one. Of course, if you had one then you could rip it… Read More

Possible Signs of Pregnancy

When you’re worried that you might be pregnant, it’s easy to let panic and fear take over. This is normal. Anxiety should be expected, but don’t let it rule you. Sure, it’s scary, but set that aside for a few minutes and consider the signs of pregnancy. Common Early Signs of Pregnancy According to Mayo… Read More

What Getting Tested Is Actually Like

What Getting Tested Is Actually Like

For whatever reason, there seems to be a lot of mystery when it comes to ‘getting tested’ or ‘knowing your status.’ Where do you go? How much does it cost? How do they test you? Will they have to look at my private parts? The truth is, STD/STI testing isn’t scary at all. And it’s… Read More

Missed Period: Am I Pregnant?

Missed Period: Am I Pregnant?

A missed period is a moment that some women dread. Anxiously waiting for that time of the month, going to the bathroom in anticipation, and experiencing the growing stress — things no women want to experience. Unfortunately, missed periods happen, and they happen frequently. In fact, around 45% of pregnancies in the United States are… Read More

Free Pregnancy Test Clinic

Free Pregnancy Test Center

Home pregnancy tests can be expensive and, occasionally, unreliable, especially if they are expired. Even more, standing in front of the dozens of different brands of tests at the pharmacy, how do you know which one is the right one for you?

A Patient's Decision After These Long Difficult Weeks

A Patient’s Decision After These Long Difficult Weeks

For some women, an unplanned pregnancy can be scary. And the decision to follow can be even scarier. For one patient (we’ll call her patient “S”), it took several weeks to decide what to do.

Where Do You Get an Abortion in St. LouisWhere Do You Get an Abortion in St. Louis

Where Do You Get an Abortion in St. Louis?

Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, there can be a lot of things that run through your mind. The shock can lead to disbelief, until you look at the test again. If you are looking for an abortion in St. Louis because you aren’t ready to be a parent, you may feel alone and unsure which… Read More

Unplanned Pregnancy Help

Unplanned Pregnancy Help

When you’re not prepared for a pregnancy, facing the possibility of parenthood in the near future can be extremely overwhelming. During this time, anxiety is natural. It’s common to think through all of your options, considering the challenges of a future you never saw coming. Finding the right help can be absolutely essential. Unwanted Pregnancy… Read More

Why This Patient's Ultrasound Was Fist Bump Worthy

Why This Patient’s Ultrasound Was Fist Bump Worthy

It’s one thing to find out you’re pregnant, but it’s another to find out you’re having twins. For some women, finding out they’re pregnant comes with a bit of stress. Parenting is a big life change! That’s why we offer our Parent University program. During the program, our patients gain parenting knowledge and earn free… Read More

Where Do You Get an Abortion?

Where Do You Get an Abortion?

Unplanned pregnancy is anything but easy. The shock that comes with a positive test and the anxiety that accompanies a major life change can be intense. Many women consider abortion in the days and weeks following a pregnancy test, especially those who don’t yet feel ready to become a parent. However, this may be a… Read More

The One Time It’s Okay To Get Into A Stranger's Van

The One Time It’s Okay To Get Into A Stranger’s Van

We know what you’re thinking…we’ve got to be crazy, right? Well, we’re not talking about just any stranger’s van. We’re talking about ThriVe’s Mobile Medical Centers! WHAT’S INSIDE? It might seem sketchy, but we promise it’s not. Our Mobile Medical Centers are like a miniature version of a medical exam room. They have everything we… Read More