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Methods

Some Medication Abortions during the 1st trimester:

      • RU486 – “The Abortion Pill” – Mifeprex/Mifepristone with Misoprostol – 4-7 wks after LMP
      • Methotrexate with Misoprostol
      • Misoprostol Only

 Any “Medication Abortion” method carries the risk of complications, such as bleeding or infection!

 

Some Surgical Abortions during the 1st trimester:

      • Manual Vacuum Aspiration – up to 7 weeks after LMP
      •  Suction Curettage –  6-14 weeks after LMP

 

Some Surgical Abortions during the 2nd & 3rd trimesters

      • Dilation & Evacuation (D&E) – 13-24 weeks after LMP
      • Dilation & Extraction (D&X)“partial birth abortion” --  20-24 weeks LMP to full term

All “Surgical Abortion” methods carry the risk of long & short-term complications (possibly life-threatening)

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Our Centers offer peer counseling and accurate information about all pregnancy options. Our centers do not offer abortion services or abortion referrals.