Posts Categorized: Abortion

What Is an Incomplete Abortion?

The decision to go through with an abortion is a difficult and emotional experience. The last thing you want to worry about is possible complications from such a heart-wrenching procedure, but it’s important to know and understand the risks. An incomplete abortion means a woman’s pregnancy has ended, but her body has not fully expelled… Read more »

How to Discuss Abortion with Your Partner

An unplanned pregnancy can be a difficult, emotional experience for a woman. You may feel scared, confused, and uncertain about how to move forward. Approaching your partner about the situation can be especially difficult if you’re thinking about terminating the pregnancy. Bringing up the possibility of abortion with your partner or informing them that you’ve… Read more »

How Does an Abortion Affect Your Menstrual Cycle?

Medical and surgical abortions are low-risk procedures that can safely and effectively terminate pregnancies. That said, many women have questions about how their menstrual cycles might be affected in the aftermath of an abortion. During a medical abortion – in which the pregnancy is terminated using a combination of two pills – it’s normal for women to… Read more »

5 Things You Can Do to Prepare for Your Abortion

Choosing to terminate a pregnancy is a hard but sometimes a necessary decision. For many women, determining the next step after becoming pregnant unexpectedly is a complicated process that takes a mental, emotional, and physical toll on the body and soul. Even once you’ve decided that abortion is right for your situation, it’s normal to… Read more »

5 Myths About Abortion

Although modern medicine has come a long way throughout the past few decades, there are still dangerous myths about women’s health that can lead to misinformed and risky decisions. Information on abortion can be biased and inaccurate due to the nature of the topic. There are many conflicting and questionable pieces of information regarding abortion… Read more »

The Ripple Effects of the New Texas Abortion Law

On September 1st, 2021, a new abortion law went into effect in Texas. The legislation bans women from getting abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, when a fetal heartbeat can be detected. While these “heartbeat bills” have been introduced in other states, they have faced legal challenges that have so far prevented them from becoming… Read more »

Can Abortion Cause Infertility?

There is a lot of misinformation and misconception surrounding abortion. There are socially-based myths, such as that women use abortion in place of birth control or that criminalizing abortions will stop them from happening. Then there are also medically-based myths, like that abortions are painful for the fetus or psychologically damaging to the women who… Read more »

A Timeline for Your Abortion Options

In some cases of unplanned pregnancy, women might know that abortion is the right choice for them as soon as their result comes back positive. For many others, it can take longer to determine if abortion is the best solution for their situation. If you’ve recently discovered that you are unexpectedly pregnant, you may be… Read more »

Choosing an Abortion Clinic: How to Find a Safe Provider

Finding out you are unexpectedly pregnant can be scary. Coming to the conclusion that abortion is the right decision for your situation can be equally as difficult. Through this stressful and emotional journey, you’re going to need the support of medical professionals you can trust. All abortion clinics are different, depending on where you live… Read more »