Help A Friend

My Friend Thinks She’s Pregnant

An unexpected pregnancy can create a crisis situation for your friend. She may be feeling overwhelmed, scared or confused about the decision she’s facing. Let her know she’s not alone. Tell her about The Pregnancy Care Center of Ahoskie. Our center offers a trustworthy place for her to talk to someone about her situation and explore choices for her next steps.

Is She Considering Abortion?

Before your friend makes a trip to an abortion clinic, she owes it to herself to obtain as much educational information about abortion as possible so she can make an informed decision. The client advocates at The Pregnancy Care Center of Ahoskie can provide factual information about abortion methods and risk factors. Encourage her to schedule an appointment today.

Has She Verified Her Pregnancy?

If your friend is worried about being pregnant, the most important thing she can do right now is verify her pregnancy with an accurate pregnancy test followed by an ultrasound. Encourage her to schedule an appointment at The Pregnancy Care Center of Ahoskie. Our center offers free pregnancy testing kits (self-administered) and we can help her find a doctor who can give her the medical care she will need. *PCCOA is not a medical facility and does not perform abortions or refer for abortions.

NC Women’s Right To Know Legal Requirements

Prior to her abortion procedure, your friend must complete the requirements of the NC Women’s Right To Know Law. The Pregnancy Care Center of Ahoskie has dedicated staff to review the law with her, answer any questions she may have, and complete the educational requirements of the law.

What You Can Do

As her friend, you can help her understand her pregnancy and choices for her next steps by letting her know The Pregnancy Care Center of Ahoskie is here to help. Our client advocates can assess her needs and provide information about her concerns. Encourage her to schedule an appointment. You’re welcome to come with her to provide support.

Pressure From Family And Friends

An unplanned pregnancy often brings added pressure if your friend is worried about disappointing family and friends or losing a boyfriend. She may have many voices telling her what she should do. These opinions often make it difficult for her to feel freedom about making an informed decision. The Pregnancy Care Center of Ahoskie understands your friend may be overwhelmed with added pressure from other people. We’re here to help by providing a trustworthy place for her to learn about her options. Our goal is to provide factual information and support so she can choose what’s best for her unique circumstance.