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Facing an unplanned pregnancy can be an overwhelming experience that you don’t have to face alone. We are here to offer support. One of the first steps is to confirm that your pregnancy is in fact viable with a medical quality pregnancy test. The next step, if you are pregnant, is to have an ultrasound exam. This is usually dependent on how far along you are. Both of these services are offered free of charge in each of our centers.

You may have conflicted feelings with the news of your pregnancy and are considering abortion as an option for you. We can help you make an informed decision. There are two different kinds of abortion procedures that are used to end pregnancy in the United States – one is an oral medication and the other is surgical. The type of procedure you could have will depend heavily on how far along you are in your pregnancy.

At PRC we desire to offer support and care in a safe and judgment free environment. We will join you right where you are at and offer facts, educational material, and resources. We have trained peer counselors who are willing to talk with you one-on-one in complete confidentiality. They can answer and address questions and concerns that you may have if you are considering abortion as one of your options.

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)

Come into one of our centers for more information…

 

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