Pregnancy Services

Unplanned pregnancy?

Free and Confidential Pregnancy Test

Receive a free nurse-verified pregnancy test at Alternatives Pregnancy Center. If the test is positive, APC also offers a free ultrasound, which can determine the due date.

Meet with one of the Client Advocates, who can answer any questions you may have about what to expect during pregnancy. You can receive support and training if you choose to parent, or learn more about the process of adoption as well as current abortion procedures and risks.

APC welcomes pregnancy test walk-ins from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can also request an appointment by calling (916) 880-4040.

Free Ultrasound Services

Obtain a free ultrasound, which will determine the gestational age, confirm intrauterine pregnancy, viability, and the estimated date of delivery.

Receive free prenatal and postnatal support, as well as medical referrals to nearby clinics, health care providers and Obstrecians-Gynecologists (OB/GYNs).

Call APC at (916) 880-4040 to schedule a free ultrasound.

Meet with one of the Client Advocates, who can answer any questions you may have about what to expect during pregnancy. You can receive support and training if you choose to parent, or learn more about the process of adoption as well as current abortion procedures and risks.

Have Questions about Pregnancy? Click through some of our common pregnancy questions below.

Common Pregnancy Symptoms

Late period
Tender or swollen breasts
Frequent urination
Nausea or vomiting
Fatigue
Lightheadedness or feeling faint
Backaches
Food cravings or food aversions
Darkening of the nipples

I think I may be pregnant. What should I do?

• Take a free pregnancy test at APC
• Receive a free ultrasound at APC
• Talk about your options and symptoms with a medical professional • Hear the support and guidance of our Client Advocates

What are my options?

• Raise the child
• Create a plan for adoption
• Get an abortion

What do I need to know?

• Whether you are pregnant and the gestational age of the baby
• Your prenatal care options
• The counseling and parental resources available at APC
• The facts about adoption
• The facts and risks of abortion

What do I do next? How do I tell my parents, spouse or boyfriend about the pregnancy?

• First confirm your pregnancy with a free nurse-verified pregnancy test at APC • Talk to the Client Advocates at APC to learn all the facts about your options
• Receive guidance on how to share the news

What about my future and the plans I had?

• Explore the long-term effects of the pregnancy options available to you • Understand the realities and responsibilities of becoming a mother
• Gain access to information about adoption planning

About Your Pregnancy

The Importance of Prenatal Care
Pregnancy Information Month by Month
Fetal Development
Common Questions Answered about Ectopic Pregnancy
Premature Birth
Folic Acid
Smoking during pregnancy
Alcohol
Depression
Bleeding and Clotting Disorders
Violence and Pregnancy