If you are in a situation where you are considering having an abortion, it is important for you to be informed before making any decisions. An unplanned pregnancy can be difficult and making an informed decision is an important part of the process.
First and foremost, it is important to have a medical consultation to
- Confirm a viable pregnancy.
- Discuss important details that could help protect you from dangerous complications and risks.
A medical professional can provide an accurate diagnosis and discuss the different types of abortion procedures that are available. 10-20% of pregnancies end in miscarriage and you may not have to make that difficult decision.
This is your opportunity to learn about the risks, benefits, and potential side effects associated with each procedure. When making an informed decision about abortion, it is important to consider your own medical history, lifestyle, and personal values. For example, if you have any pre-existing conditions such as diabetes, high or low blood pressure, or a sexually transmitted infection, it is important to make a choice that will protect you from additional risks to your health.
Regardless of your personal views on abortion, it is important to remember that every woman’s situation is unique and must be treated with respect. Ultimately, it is important to remember that it is a personal choice, and you should not make the decision under duress or through coercion. The decision to have an abortion is an intensely personal one, and only you can decide what is right for you. Whether you decide to have an abortion or not, it is important to remember that you are respected and supported.
The next steps are to:
- Gather info for an informed decision.
- Consider pros & cons.
- Use free medical services like those offered at local pregnancy resource centers.
- Practice self-care & remember you are not alone!
- Ask questions about procedures & risks.
- Understand local laws regarding abortion.
- Consider all options, including adoption and continuing your pregnancy.
- Never take a medication or submit to a procedure without understanding the process and outcome.
Make an appointment and we will help walk you through these steps today!