Maybe you’re thinking about abortion. You most likely have many questions. We want to share three things needed before abortion: medical grade pregnancy testing, an ultrasound, and abortion education. Be informed so you can make your decision with clarity.
While the results of home pregnancy tests are frequently accurate, there is always a chance for inaccurate results if taken at the wrong time.
According to the Mayo Clinic, the best time to take a pregnancy test is at least one week after your missed period. Always follow up your home pregnancy test with medical-grade pregnancy testing to be sure.
At Options for Women, we provide medical-grade pregnancy testing at no cost to you, administered by our medical staff. . Learn more about our no-cost pregnancy services.
After confirming your pregnancy with a medical-grade pregnancy test, an ultrasound is essential to understand three details:
Our clinic offers limited ultrasounds so you can take your next step in the pregnancy confirmation process.
There are two types of abortions: medication abortion and surgical abortion. Both are medical procedures that come with risks. The difference is how the procedure is done, either through medication or surgery.
In Minnesota, no abortion may be provided after 23 weeks, 6 days, unless necessary to preserve the woman’s life or health.
Again, an ultrasound will help to determine what type of abortion you qualify for based on how far along you are in pregnancy.
Potential physical risks of medical abortion include:
Surgical abortion comes with physical risks such as…
No matter where you are in your pregnancy, we are here for you. Talk to one of our team members today to schedule your no-cost appointment to confirm your pregnancy and discuss your options.