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Ask a VWC Nurse: How Often Can I Take Plan B?

Ask a VWC Nurse: Answers to Your Commonly Asked Questions Once a month, we feature answers to commonly asked questions that our Valley Women’s Clinic medical staff receives. Our nurses provide answers to these questions here on the blog. Q. How Often Can I Take Plan B? If you had…


What to Expect on Your First Visit to VWC

You’re feeling a little worried. You recently had sex and now you’re starting to experience some common pregnancy symptoms. Or maybe you’re concerned that you could have been exposed to an STI. Valley Women’s Clinic can help with either or both of those things. We provide lab-certified pregnancy tests that…


3 Things to Think About As You Get Settled in For a New School Year

The New River Valley is filling back up as the thousands of Virginia Tech and Radford University students make their way back to town for the start of a new school year. Welcome to all of you new and returning students! We hope you had a great summer, and we’re…


Just How Effective Are Condoms?

For years you’ve likely heard that if you wear a condom, you’re practicing safe sex. But do condoms really make sex safe or do they just make it less risky? When thinking about the potential risks that sex involves, sexually transmitted diseases or infections (STDs or STIs) and unplanned pregnancy…


How Will My Parents React? 6 Tips for Having the Conversation That You’re Pregnant

You took the test…positive. You took another…also positive. It was completely unintended, but it’s official…you’re pregnant. Now that you’ve gotten past the initial shock, you realize you need to break the news to your parents, which can be overwhelming. While nothing will make that conversation an easy one, here are…