An easy way to screen for pregnancy is to take a pregnancy test. If you live in the Coeur d’Alene area, Open Arms can offer a lab-quality pregnancy test at no cost to you.
If you have ever experienced an abortion, or played a role in influencing the decision, you may feel alone. You may feel stuck in the memory of your abortion, trying to cope with the emotional trauma and feelings of guilt that often accompany the decision.
It has been found that approximately 24% of American women will have had an abortion by the time they’re 45 . That is approximately 1 out of every 4 women. If you feel stuck, the reality is, you are not alone. There is hope and healing for you.
At Open Arms Real Choices Clinic, we offer more than limited obstetric ultrasounds and lab quality pregnancy testing. That’s because we’re more than just a “clinic”. We’re real people, qualified and dedicated to helping you!
Patients come to see us for a variety of reasons. Perhaps they’re taking one of our parenting or life skills classes or perhaps they’re seeking some community referrals and support. In either case, they can always find a supportive staff ready and waiting with open arms.
Finding out you’re pregnant brings many new learning opportunities.. There’s so much to learn, and car seat safety is something new parents often overlook. However, taking your baby out on the town (and to those important doctor appointments) requires a safe and legal car seat system. Here are some helpful tips about car seat safety.
Car seat options can seem confusing to any new parent. We will discuss which type might be the best selection for your child.
You’re pregnant and it feels like there is so much to learn. Here are some helpful tips for when your baby arrives to ensure the safest sleep for your child.
The American Academy of Pediatrics, the Center for Disease Control, and the National Institute of Health all agree on the safest way for your baby to sleep.
A great way to remember sleep safety (at least until your child reaches one year of age) is the acronym ABC:
It’s a new year and it’s time for some self-care. What better time is there to begin caring for yourself than with the fresh start of a new year?
Pregnancy can be overwhelming and here, at Open Arms Real Choices Clinic, we offer various support services. We would love to assist you in your decision for your own self-care and preparation for your baby.