If you are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, you may be considering abortion. Before making any decisions, take some time to gather as much information as possible about your options. Even though we do not provide or refer for abortion services, we can offer information about which procedure you would experience.
An obstetric ultrasound is needed to confirm that yours is a viable pregnancy before making the decision to get an abortion. You’ll also need to get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). STIs often go unnoticed since many infections have no obvious symptoms. Women who have an abortion with an untreated STI are at higher risk of developing Pelvic Inflammatory Disease following the abortion procedure, which can have serious consequences.
When faced with an unplanned pregnancy, only you can make the decision that is right for you. No one else has the right to make the decision to end your pregnancy, even if you’re a minor. Our trained advocates will help and support you as you make an informed decision for yourself.
Different abortion methods are used to end a pregnancy based on how far along you are. You deserve to know the facts and be fully informed. At the Pregnancy Center, we take time to educate you on the different abortion methods that may be available to you. Our caring staff will help you understand what you can expect from each type of abortion procedure and present documented abortion risk factors so that you can make an informed decision. The following information was taken from the American Pregnancy Association.