Staying Healthy and Preventing STDs

Many questions come to mind when considering STDs. However, sometimes we let fear get in the way of seeking answers to these questions. If you are considering having sex or are already sexually active, you need to consider the risk...Continued

Advice for Young Moms

Being a young mom is hard, but there are a few things to remember to make it easier:  Trust your instincts. Don’t feel like you’re missing out on other things because you’re a parent. Find an older mom to ask...Continued

Becoming a Father

If you’ve just found out you’re going to be a father, you probably have questions, like what you can do to help, what the future looks like, and what rights you have. Even if you don’t know what your role...Continued

Resources for New Fathers

Feeling overwhelmed and unprepared to be a father? Many men feel this way in the beginning but there are tons of helpful resources that can help you feel better prepared for parenting. You are not alone in this. Email us...Continued

Helping your friend with her pregnancy

If you have a pregnant friend, you may be feeling shocked or sad, but try to imagine what she’s feeling. Forget about your own emotions and offer her support and compassion on this journey. Read the following article to help...Continued

What do you do if your girlfriend is pregnant?

When you first find out your girlfriend is pregnant, your first reaction might be panic. There are three main things to think about: 1) What decision you and she will make for the pregnancy & baby. 2) Your relationship with...Continued

Teens and STDs: Get the Facts

STD awareness should start sooner rather than later. Many teens are contracting STDs without knowing anything about them. The following article addresses the top questions that teens should know: How do I get an STD? Is there any way to...Continued

Pornography’s Effect on Early Sexual Conditioning

In 2008, the book HOOKED, (co-authored by Medical Institute’s founder, Joe McIlhaney, MD and our current President/ CEO, Freda M Bush, MD,) began warning readers about the strong impact that sex has on the adolescent brain. Easy to read explanations of...Continued

Six Bad Reasons to Have Sex

Are you convinced that you are ready for sex? How sure are you? Some of the common arguments that teens use to justify having sex are quite faulty. Keep reading! 1) Everyone is “doing it.” Reliable studies have shown that less than...Continued