Might be pregnant?
Be sure of your results.
pregnancy testing + verification.
Pregnancy testing is done by our highly trained RNs using medical-grade, urine-based pregnancy tests. SPH does not provide blood tests to determine pregnancy.
Appointments typically range from 30 to 45 minutes, and you are welcome to bring a support person or come alone.
You will first meet with a patient advocate who will record your health information and provide you with any requested resources. After, a nurse will discuss your test results, and you will have time to ask any pregnancy-related health questions.
You will also receive information on your pregnancy options, additional health care and community referrals, information on applying for Medi-Cal, and a pregnancy verification form needed to apply for health insurance.
If your pregnancy test is positive, you can schedule an appointment for an ultrasound to date and confirm the viability of the pregnancy. We also offer free prenatal vitamins and resource information based on your needs.
How far along are you?
Confirm your dates.
limited obstetric ultrasounds available.
First-trimester ultrasounds are performed by either our Clinic Nurse, Sonographer, or OBGYN, and are offered during the first trimester (up to week 13) of pregnancy. It is required to have had a pregnancy test with us prior to your scan.
Appointments typically range in length from 30 – 45 minutes, and you are welcome to bring a support person or come alone.
It is best to follow the printed guidelines given to you at your previous appointment to be sure you are prepared for your ultrasound. This includes drinking 16 ounces of water one hour before your appointment and letting your bladder fill. If your bladder is not full, your appointment may be delayed.
Early in pregnancy, a trans-vaginal ultrasound is often performed to an ensure an accurate image is seen and proper data is recorded.
At this appointment, we will confirm the gestational age, viability, and fetal heartbeat. You will also have time to ask questions and receive images from your ultrasound.
Considering an abortion?
Know your options.
Prior to an abortion, is important to be seen at a health clinic that can provide pre-screening services to safeguard your reproductive health care and help you make a decision that is right for you.
SPH does not provide nor refer for abortions.
SPH will provide care to make sure you are currently pregnant and your pregnancy is viable (1 in 4 pregnancies end before 7 weeks due to miscarriage), date your pregnancy, and provide you with free STD testing and treatment to minimize your risk of infection.
Appointments typically range from 45 to 60 minutes, and you are welcome to bring a support person or come alone.
You will meet with a patient advocate and a nurse to discuss your health and pregnancy options. This is a great time to ask any pregnancy and abortion-related questions.
We do not recommend purchasing Mifeprex (medication abortion) over the Internet because you will bypass important safeguards designed to protect your health. Click here to review an Abortion Health & Safety Checklist.
We do not provide extended OB/GYN or prenatal care, birth control prescriptions or devices, fertility testing, contraceptives, abortion services, or referrals for abortion.
FREE Diapers, Wipes, Baby Supplies and FREE Parenting + Life Skills Classes
Sierra Pregnancy + Health is dedicated to offering free education and resources to individuals and parents before, during, and after pregnancy. If you or someone you know is in need of parenting classes or essential infant items and cannot afford them, contact us today.
If you are not pregnant, we offer FREE Life Skills classes where incentives can be earned for personal items. Classes require registration.
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Sexually Transmitted Infections – STIs
STI testing for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia is available to any individual, and is performed using a urine-based test.
Symptoms of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia may include unusual sores or discharge, burning while urinating, and irregular bleeding. Be prepared to discuss any symptoms you have experienced with our medical staff.
You may also experience no symptoms. Whether you are symptomatic or not, it is important to get tested after every unprotected sexual encounter.
During your appointment, you will complete a medical questionnaire form and intake session with an RN, you will leave a urine sample, and your results will be recorded within 7-10 business days. A staff member will follow up with you as soon as your results are available.
If your results are positive for an either sexually transmitted infection, a low or no cost treatment plan will be provided to you.