Abortion Clinics Information

Abortion Clinics Information

Are you considering visiting an abortion clinics? We want you to know what this choice could mean to your future. You do have the choice not to have an abortion and we at ABC Women’s Health & Ultrasound Center are here to assist you..

Our team comprises many women who have experienced the same decision-making process, having chosen abortion themselves. They comprehend your circumstances and are ready to support you.

You don’t need to make this decision right away. Slow down and allow yourself time to think. No one can force you to have an abortion. Be aware, like any other medical procedures, abortion carries certain risks too.

Here are some things to know before visiting any abortion clinics:

Understand Abortion Risks

Many women in the pregnancy care sector, who have undergone abortions, attest to the physical, emotional, spiritual, and psychological risks linked with abortion. We’ve outlined these risks comprehensively on our website’s Abortion Risks section.

Verify Pregnancy with a Reliable Test

False positives can occur with home pregnancy tests. At ABC Women’s Health & Ultrasound Center, we offer a free, lab-quality urine test for women. Our trained advocates provide personalized information relevant to your situation, along with details about different abortion procedures. These services are entirely free and confidential.

Confirm you pregnancy with a doctor who doesn’t do abortions

For the best medical input on abortion, we recommend you speak with a medical professional who is uninvolved in the abortion clinics industry.  In this way, you can be assured that you are receiving unbiased information.

Get a free ultrasound

Our certified sonographer can confirm your pregnancy and its viability through an ultrasound exam. It’s known that up to 1 in 4 pregnancies may naturally terminate through miscarriage. If your pregnancy isn’t viable, an abortion isn’t necessary.   Schedule An Appointment for a free ultrasound, which can help determine your pregnancy stage and assist in making an informed decision.

Ask for the doctors name who is performing the abortion

Ensure quality medical care by noting down the name of the doctor performing your abortion. It’s important to have this information on hand, should any complications arise. Women have died as a result of their “safe and legal abortions.” Some have had their bodies harmed to the point that they can no longer have children. If you don’t know the doctor’s name that is doing your abortion, you may not find out.  It is important to have his/her name if injury should occur.  Be sure to ask for the abortionist’s name and write it down. Remember, while abortion is legal, poor medical care is not.

Don’t sign anything that releases the abortionist or the abortion clinics from being liable for injuring you:

Many post-abortive women report that they were so upset by the emotion of the day that they signed anything put in front of them in order to, “Get out and have it done with.” should the abortion clinic asks you to sign anything, please take your time to read it over. If you don’t understand something, ask questions. Of course if you don’t understand their answers, push them further. Don’t be in a rush because anything you sign could impact you in the future.

Understand you have rights

It is against the law for anyone to force you to have an abortion – not even a spouse or parent, regardless of your age. Pregnancy centers exist to help you in any circumstance. They can even help you discuss this choice with those closest to you that are influencing your decision. Legislation in numerous states mandates that abortion providers must supply comprehensive information on 1) potential risks and complications associated with abortion, 2) the developmental stages of the fetus, and 3) resources and organizations that offer alternatives to abortion.

Verify that the abortion clinics are clean and sanitary

Many post-abortive women report that the general area of their abortion clinics was unclean, dusty and even smelled bad. Abortion clinics should uphold a high standard of hygiene to prevent infections, which can lead to infertility or even death if untreated. If you’re in a clinic, investigate their cleaning procedures and general cleanliness. If you aren’t provided with sufficient information or feel uncomfortable, give yourself permission to leave and demand a refund.

Realize It’s Never Too Late to Change Your Mind – even at the last minute

Numerous women who have undergone an abortion express feeling as if they were unable to reverse their decision once they stepped into the clinic. Some women even recall hoping for a last-minute intervention from the child’s father as they lay on the abortion table. Disturbingly, there are reports of some clinics informing women that they wouldn’t receive a refund if they changed their minds, which is contrary to the law.

Abortion clinics are aware that this choice is a challenging one. Yet, they may still try to persuade you to proceed with the abortion, even when you express doubts. Remember your rights in these circumstances. You should not be subjected to any form of coercion or intimidation, especially from the clinic staff. If you are uncertain about your decision, know that it’s perfectly okay to change your mind. If the procedure hasn’t been conducted, you have every right to ask for your money back.

Understand that it is not a “Blob of Tissue:”

Abortion facilities may try to simplify your decision by referring to the fetus as a “blob of tissue.” For many it is easier to have an abortion if they believe their child is not yet human. Abortion facilities may try to simplify your decision by referring to the fetus as a “blob of tissue.” Certain women who have observed images depicting fetal development post-abortion have expressed strong emotions, including surprise and even anger. These images often clearly show the distinct arms and legs of the unborn child during stages when early abortion procedures are still an option. Many feel that they received misleading information from the abortion clinic. An ultrasound can accurately represent the current stage of your baby’s development.

Remember, You’re Not Alone

Women who believe they have no alternative but to terminate their pregnancies frequently reconsider after engaging with ABC Women’s Health & Ultrasound Center. Our holistic support services, encompassing physical and emotional aspects, empower women with the option to carry their pregnancies to term. We provide cost-free, confidential assistance throughout your pregnancy journey. We firmly believe that with compassion and support, no challenge is insurmountable.

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