Are STDs Contagious?

Are STDs Contagious? Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sometimes called sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are contagious. Awareness of the risk of STDs empowers you to take care of your health. Read more to learn how to protect yourself.  How are STDs Transmitted? STDs are passed easily through sexual contact; this includes vaginal, oral, or anal sex. […]

What is an Ectopic Pregnancy?

What Is an Ectopic Pregnancy? An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fetus is developing outside of the uterus. Ectopic pregnancies can be life-threatening and require medical assistance. If you think you may be pregnant or tested positive with an at-home pregnancy test, it is crucial to confirm your pregnancy with a medical-grade pregnancy test and […]

Post-Abortion Support Offered at Vida, Spring Support Session Starts Feb. 7

The healing journey following an abortion looks different for each individual. Whether an abortion choice was made days, months, years, or even decades ago, Vida offers free, confidential, and non-judgmental support and resources for healing and hope.  Many women (and men) experience a range of emotions following an abortion, even many years later. There may be […]

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and a great opportunity to empower women to be proactive in their reproductive health, protect themselves from HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer, and receive free, confidential medical care if needed.   What is cervical cancer? Cervical cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the cervix, which is the […]

3 Reasons You Need an Ultrasound Before an Abortion

All the different information out there can make learning what to do when pregnant stressful and even scary, but it doesn’t have to be. There are three reasons why an ultrasound is necessary. 1. Learn How Far Along You Are Different options may be available based on how far you are in your pregnancy (gestational […]

Do Pregnancy Tests Work?

Do Pregnancy Tests Work?  A single line.  The pregnancy test appeared negative, but Ashley still wasn’t convinced. She just had a gut feeling that her recent bout of nausea was an indicator that she was pregnant, even though her period was only a few days late.   Should she trust the test and assume she was […]

I Think I Want an Abortion. What Should I Do First?

When considering if abortion is right for you, there are several steps you will want to take to ensure your health and safety. Some of these include receiving: A pregnancy test and ultrasound A STD screening Information on the procedure (risks, side effects, and an emergency care plan)   Why Is a Pregnancy Test and […]

Press Release 06-24-22

Vida Medical Clinic provides free medical and support services Vida continues to welcome and serve women, men, and children in Wisconsin Oshkosh, Wisc (June 24, 2022) — The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization was monumental. However, the need for Vida’s services is no more or less relevant […]