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How long do abortion clinics keep records?

How long do abortion clinics keep records?

You can likely: Contact the individual clinic to find out their policy. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more


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Do abortion clinics provide any other services besides abortions?

Do abortion clinics provide any other services besides abortions?

Some do: Some offer birth control counseling and prescribe various birth control methods. Some provide routine gynecological care. This is going to depend on the clinic and the services the offer. Their website or front desk should be able to describe their services. ...Read more

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How long do the facilities keep records of an abortion, and what information do they contain do the abortion clinic keep a record of my visit?

Every : Every medical clinic regardless of the type keeps medical records, which means a record of your visit as you stated. Every state has it's own law on how long they are required to keep those records. The average is about 7 years. Regardless these files cannot be shared with anyone that was not directlyinvolved in your care, as they are protected under a certain privacy act. You can contact the clinic for their policy on medical records and privacy information, this should have been given to you at your first visit, check your records. ...Read more

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Community health centers vs. Private practice abortion clinics?

? of funding: Check into the availability of community health clinic and whether they are funded to provide therapeutic abortion. ...Read more

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Is there free abortion clinics without have parents find out or needing a parent with you?

State/jurisdiction: Depending on where you live, ...Many jurisdictions have laws applying to minors and abortion. These parental involvement laws require that one or more parents consent or be informed before their minor daughter may legally have an abortion. ...Read more

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Can some one please explain the difference between an abortion clinic and a pregnancy support clinic?

Big difference : An abortion clinic provides abortion services. It may also be called a family planning clinic. A pregnancy support center, often called a crisis pregnancy center, does not provide abortions. A crisis pregnancy center usually is a religiously affiliated group which offers free counseling to women to help them find alternatives to having an abortion. ...Read more

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When I looked for abortion clinic I found all these religious places that I think want to talk me out of it. Who should decide?

You do: The options for you should be presented as such. Once you have the information, as an adult, you will have to decide the course you want to take. What ever you decide to do, make sure it is something you can live with the rest of your life. ...Read more

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Another treatment of unplanned pregnancies--working in an abortion clinic?

Perhaps: Though your work will not directly impact fertility, it may heighten your awareness of contraception and the impact of a pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have a 7mo old he's in foster care and I found out I'm pregnant again and I don't want the kid. How do I abort wo going to an abortion clinic?

I have a 7mo old he's in foster care and I found out I'm pregnant again and I don't want the kid. How do I abort wo going to an abortion clinic?

None: There are no safe ways for termination of your pregnancy outside of assistance from a trained medical professional. Look into Planned Parenthood Medical Clinics in your area. If you decide to terminate then also ask the provider about long term birth control options. Implants will last 3 years and IUD will last 5 years. Always remember to wear a condom to protect yourself from any infections. ...Read more

Clinics (Definition)

Clinics are sites that provide outpatient medical care ...Read more