Types of Abortions
Abortion, or termination of pregnancy, is a safe medical procedure used to end pregnancy through aspiration or surgical intervention or by taking medication.
We understand that women at all stages of their reproductive life can find themselves faced with having to make the difficult decision to terminate a pregnancy.
Our services provide women with a supportive, compassionate, and confidential environment in which to discuss and assess available options. We assist you in deciding what the right procedure is for you, depending on your preferences and the stage of the pregnancy.
Also known as "the abortion pill" can be done from 4 to 10 weeks of pregnancy. Three clinic visits on three separate days are required for this type of abortion: Counseling/Office Visit, Medication Delivery, and Follow Up.
With the abortion pill, you could expect cramping, heavy bleeding, and clots. The process can last anywhere from 4 to 12 hours and in some cases it may take up longer.
This type of abortion, can be done from as soon as 2 weeks through14 weeks of pregnancy. The process involves use of gentle suctioning and a silent vacuum. The average time for the procedure is a little as 4 minutes.
While termed "surgical", this is a very short and safe procedure done from 15 weeks through 21 weeks of pregnancy. Measures are taken to assure your comfort. Sedation is provided after 17 weeks at no additional charge.
What’s best for you?
The decision regarding which type of abortion you have is up to you, taking in to account your length of pregnancy, particular circumstances, medical history and personal preference. If you are unsure about what is the right option for you, we are here to help.