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How can you find local abortion clinics?

How can you find local abortion clinics?

Planned Parenthood: Women seeking an abortion may want to contact Planned Parenthood. If there is not Planned Parenthood near where you live, they may know a facility near you that does perform abortions. ...Read more

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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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How long do abortion clinics keep records?

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

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Do they perform abortions at free abortion alternative clinics?

Do they perform abortions at free abortion alternative clinics?

I believe "No": These clinics, which are much more numerous than abortion clinics, have historically been run by religious conservatives who will try to persuade you by any means not to have an abortion. They perform no abortions or other medical procedures and are unregulated. Your physician might be a better person to talk with, & there are on-the-level folks who will help you should you choose adoption. ...Read more

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Are abortions offered at "free abortion alternative" clinics?

No: These are run by anti-abortion activists. Once you walk into the door, the people will do everything possible to dissuade you from having an abortion. You may or may not be offered some or total financial help with your delivery and placement in an adoptive home for your child. ...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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Could you tell me what happens if you're too far along for an abortion but you go to a clinic?

I wish I knew: This is an it depends question. I assume you mean over 20 weeks. There are doctors in some states that seem to believe you are never too far along. God willing, an ethical clinic will help you find prenatal care, counseling, possibly an adoption agency. I refer pregnant women who want an abortion to the yellow pages, those that want help to agencies that can provide it. ...Read more

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Do i need to have a follow up exactly two weeks after my abortion? The clinic i go to is fully booked then and i can only go exactly 17 days after.

No problem: It's no problem at all to go 17 days post procedure. You will be fine. I hope everything turns out okay. I'm glad you're following up with them. ...Read more

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Do any clinics sterilize a woman after three abortions?

????????????????: No one can sterilize anyone without that person's permission, u if want sterilization then that can be scheduled after u have signed a consent form. ...Read more

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If you have an in clinic suction abortion is it possible it could leave you unfertile?

If you have an in clinic suction abortion is it possible it could leave you unfertile?

It's possible: With any surgical procedure on the uterus, there is a risk of infection which can lead to scarring in the uterus and infertility. Also, if too much tissue is removed the walls may scar together, called asherman's syndrome, and that can also lead to infertility. This is why abortion should not be considered a birth control method but only a method to consider when other methods fail. ...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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Are the abortion clinics seperate from hospitals are are some apart of it too?

Abortion clinics: Most private abortion clinics are freestanding operations such a Planned Parenthood. Hospital abortion clinics are usually associated with an academic residency training program. ...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

Clinics (Definition)

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