Can Women Die if They Can’t Have an Abortion?

With the current post-Roe landscape, conversations about the medical necessity of an abortion to save a woman’s life can be both an emotional and complex topic.  However, it’s important to highlight that laws regarding abortion access generally apply to the elective termination of an existing pregnancy, rather than resolving pregnancy complications. Guidance from Health and […]

Which States Allow Abortion After the Overturning of Roe v. Wade? 

Now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned, elective abortion is no longer federally protected, resulting in a patchwork of access across the United States. Elective abortion is currently permitted without regulations in the following states: Alaska, Colorado, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, and Vermont. Other states allow abortion with some restrictions. The availability of […]

Does the Overturning of Roe v. Wade Affect MN?

Finding yourself unexpectedly pregnant after the overturning of Roe v. Wade can be daunting and confusing. Are you going to have to travel for an abortion? What is your best option? Abortion is still legal in the state of Minnesota. Keep reading to understand the impact of Roe v. Wade and important steps you should […]

Can You Still Get an Abortion in MN?

If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy, you may be wondering how the recent overturning of  Roe v. Wade impacts you locally in Minnesota.  How does this impact Minnesota and what will this mean for access to abortion in the future? What Does It Mean that Roe v. Wade Was Overturned? In 1973, the case […]

3 Things Needed Before Abortion

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. 1. Medical Grade  Pregnancy Testing While the results of home pregnancy tests are frequently accurate, there […]

Is Abortion or Adoption Right for Me?

Abortion and adoption are two of your options for an unplanned pregnancy. You could be considering either one but aren’t quite sure which one to choose.  We want to give you the facts about each option, so you feel assured in whatever choice you make. You are not alone in your journey. The Abortion Option […]

What are the Signs of an Incomplete Abortion?

If you are pregnant and considering abortion, it’s crucial you take time to understand the procedure, learn what symptoms you might experience, and take the proper steps to prevent complications. Incomplete abortions are one of the most common complications related to the procedure and it’s important to learn what you can about this dangerous condition. […]

Will My Insurance Pay for My Girlfriend’s Abortion?

An unplanned pregnancy may have left you at a loss for words. Maybe you’re trying to figure out your next step and what your partner’s options are. Do your best to take your time and get informed about all your girlfriend’s pregnancy options. You may be wondering if insurance will pay for your girlfriend’s abortion. […]

Will MN Medicaid Pay for My Abortion?

Did you know that 25 percent of women who have had an abortion did so because they felt as though they wouldn’t be able to provide adequately for their child? Here at Options for Women, we believe women should have access to the resources they need to make an empowered choice for their pregnancies.  If […]

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.