Pregnancy Loss Healing Is Real

We are here to help. The recent COVID-19 pandemic has imposed social restrictions that can heighten a sense of alienation and isolation that may have already been present due to a past abortion, miscarriage, or stillbith. The increased stressors related to anxiety, uncertainty, and social isolation can make connecting at this time even more important to your healing and well-being. … Continued

COVID and Your Pregnancy

How COVID-19 Affects Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women What is COVID-19? Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. The … Continued

Pregnancy Test

Pregnancy Test If you think you may be pregnant your next step should be scheduling a Pregnancy Test from RealOptions Obria Medical Clinic.  You do NOT have to go through this process alone. At RealOptions we can help you deal with the results, no matter what they are, in a manner that is best for you and your situation. We have … Continued

Am I Pregnant? 12 Pregnancy Signs & Symptoms

Am I Pregnant? 12 Pregnancy Signs & Symptoms Have you been experiencing bodily changes? Do you think you may be pregnant? This can be a puzzling time as it is. To add to the confusion, many pregnancy signs and symptoms can have causes unlinked to pregnancy. You should know that the early signs of pregnancy tend to differ from one … Continued

Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms

Am I pregnant? The earliest sign of pregnancy is a missed period. If you are wondering if you are pregnant there are other early symptoms to look for including nausea, tender or swollen breasts, darkening of the areola (the area around the nipple), cramping, back pain, headaches, increased urination, food cravings or aversions to certain foods, sensitivity to smells, and … Continued

Pregnant….in School?

If you think you are pregnant, come to one of our RealOptions clinics for an early pregnancy test. Our pregnancy tests are 99% accurate and done in a safe and private setting. A late period is the most common first sign of pregnancy, but not the only early pregnancy symptom. “As early as three to four weeks you can experience … Continued

How Pregnant Women and New Mothers Succeed on Campus

Attending college when you are pregnant or parenting can initially be a very daunting experience.  Unfortunately, not all colleges and universities offer support services for pregnant and parenting students.   RealOptions on the other hand has made it a point to become a beacon of hope and light for those students who have made the decision to continue their education despite … Continued

Am I Pregnant

The most obvious sign of being pregnant is missing your period. But there are other signs according to Sandra Rowe, Nurse Manager at the Union City RealOptions Medical Clinic. “These signs include sore breasts, nausea, vomiting, and frequent urination,” said Rowe. “Some women will also have a sensitivity to odors and/or increased saliva.” For many women, the first option is … Continued

Perfectly Practical

There is more to women’s health clinics than medical services.  RealOptions Obria Medical Clinics offers pregnancy testing, STD testing and treatment, ultrasound imaging, and prenatal care but they offer so much more including support before, during, and after a patient’s baby is born. “We offer solutions,” said Nelly Khayat,  Patient Services Manager at RealOptions Obria Medical Clinics in San Jose.  … Continued

From Crisis To Confidence

From Crisis To Confidence. When a woman faces an unexpected pregnancy it can be frightening.  You may feel overwhelmed which is perfectly normal. RealOptions Obria Medical Clinics are here to help you every step of the way. “At the beginning, many of our patients are scared,” said Christine Kulle, a Nurse Practitioner and Certified Midwife at RealOptions.  “By the end … Continued