Facing an unplanned pregnancy can be frightening. You may feel like you have a million questions. It’s crucial to remember that everyone’s journey is different. Getting the facts beforehand will help you to make a well-informed choice. What Is an Abortion? An abortion is the termination of a viable pregnancy. There are two types of […]
What Are the Signs of an Incomplete Abortion?
Women who have undergone an abortion have a risk of experiencing an incomplete abortion. Signs and symptoms of incomplete abortion can include: Heavy Bleeding Abdominal cramping Fever Low blood pressure If you suspect you may be experiencing an incomplete abortion, don’t wait. Protect your health and call emergency medical services to get the care you […]
What Are the Mental Health Effects of Abortion?
Some women find that after having an elective abortion, they begin struggling with mental health conditions that affect their quality of life. Some of these emotions can include: Guilt Loss Sadness If you are struggling with difficulty processing emotions or are not feeling yourself after having an abortion, we encourage you to speak with someone […]
Things to Ask When Scheduling an Abortion Appointment
For your personal safety and well-being, we are providing this list of questions to ask the abortion provider. We advise you to be cautious about clinics that are unable or unwilling to answer these questions. What is the name of the abortion provider performing the abortion (search his name online)? In case hospital care is […]
What Are The Different Types of Abortion?
Medical and surgical abortion are the two main types of abortion procedures. Medical: a drug-induced abortion that causes the termination of pregnancy via the abortion pill. Surgical: uses surgical methods to terminate a pregnancy and manually extract the fetus and tissue. How Does Medical Abortion Take Place? This type of abortion utilizes two drugs called […]
What Are the Risks of Abortion?
If you are unsure what to do about your unplanned pregnancy, there are a couple things you should know before you consider scheduling an abortion. As with any medical procedure, abortion comes with risks and potential complications. Here is what you need to know about each one. What Are the Physical Health Risks Associated with […]
What is The Abortion Pill?
The abortion pill (or medical abortion) combines two medications: mifepristone and misoprostol. During this medication regime, a pregnancy is terminated and passed out of the woman’s body. However, women should always discuss this medication with a trusted provider or pregnancy center to understand if their health is eligible for this process and the associated risks […]
Can You Still Get an Abortion in Ohio?
Although abortion is still legal in Ohio, there are many restrictions in place that women should be aware of. What Are Ohio’s Abortion Laws? According to the Ohio Laws & Administrative Rules, Legislative Service Commission, the following abortion restrictions are in place in Ohio: At about 6 weeks, if there is a detectable heartbeat, abortion […]
How Does the Overturning of Roe v. Wade Affect Ohio?
The overturning of Roe v. Wade has had an impact on every state. This new ruling allows every state, including Ohio, to decide what abortion laws they will institute within their governments. Essentially this gives the power back to each state and its citizens to make decisions on this themselves. What are Ohio’s Current Abortion […]