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Does the baby feel pain during an abortion?

Women and men considering abortion often ask whether the baby feels pain during the abortion procedure.  The age at which a fetus begins to feel pain is debated by scientists.  Unborn babies recoil away from stimulation of the abortion procedure, which demonstrates that the nervous system is experiencing a physiological stress response.  Some states have […]

To share or not to share: Telling others about an unplanned pregnancy

When facing an unplanned pregnancy, it is tempting to keep the news to yourself if you have not yet decided to parent, have an abortion, or make an adoption plan.  However, big decisions (especially ones involving parenting, abortion, or adoption) are rarely a good idea to make in isolation.  Big decisions benefit from feedback and […]

What are the laws regarding abortion?

State abortion laws vary greatly.  According to the Guttmacher Institute, states differ on whether: Abortion must be performed by a licensed physician. Abortion must be performed in a hospital. A second physician must participate in the abortion. Abortion can be done after a certain time in the pregnancy. Partial-birth abortion is banned. Public funds pay […]

What happens if my abortion fails to terminate the pregnancy?

When an abortion fails to terminate the pregnancy, it is called a failed abortion or incomplete abortion.  In some cases, the baby will keep growing.  In other cases, only parts of the pregnancy remain. According to Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, an Incomplete Abortion is “the termination of pregnancy in which the products of conception are not […]

Which women can’t have a medical abortion?

The Mayo Clinic web site notes that medical abortion is not an option for a woman if you: Are too far along in your pregnancy. Have an intrauterine device (IUD). Have a suspected pregnancy outside of the uterus (ectopic pregnancy). Have certain medical conditions. Take a blood thinner or certain steroid medications. Can’t make follow-up […]

Are there any serious adverse effects of the abortion pill?

From the FDA web site: “It is not uncommon for the FDA to receive reports of serious adverse events for prescription drugs after they are approved. The FDA has received reports of serious adverse events in women who took Mifeprex. As of December 31, 2017, there were reports of 22 deaths of women associated with Mifeprex […]

I’ve had an abortion and something doesn’t feel right, what should I do?

If you are considering abortion, be sure to Verify that your pregnancy is viable with an ultrasound. Discuss and research your options. Receive STD testing. Know the type of abortion clinic, procedure, risks and side effects. Find out about the abortion clinic’s procedures for handling emergencies during and after the abortion. Find out your legal […]

I’ve taken the first medicine of the Abortion Pill, and now I’m panicking.

Ever since the Abortion Pill came on the market, we have experienced this type of question, primarily from callers at home. This is a very scary and emotionally painful situation to face in addition to an unplanned pregnancy.  Many women, are unaware of the process of the Abortion Pill regimen.  In our modern culture, taking […]

I’m confused…What is the difference between the Morning After Pill and the Abortion Pill?

You are not alone.  This can be very confusing. Abortion Pill Let’s start with the Abortion Pill.  If you have had a positive pregnancy test and verified that your pregnancy is viable (living), you might be contemplating an abortion.  Women considering abortion sometimes choose medication abortion, one of which is the Abortion Pill.  You may […]

What is the Abortion Pill?

The Abortion Pill is a type of medication abortion (as compared to a surgical abortion).  It is the common name used for the regimen Mifeprex.  Those seeking abortion sometimes think that “medication” means “easy”. Since an abortion is an emotional decision, it is very important to understand the process so that the woman is not […]