What is a surgical abortion?

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Surgical abortion is an intrusive procedure since it requires surgery performed at a clinic. Surgical abortions are typically done later in pregnancies after the abortion pill (which is FDA-approved through ten weeks gestational age) is no longer an option. How Does a Surgical Abortion Work? There are two main types of surgical abortion. Which one

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Do I Have To Tell My Partner I Want an Abortion?

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Legally, if you have an unexpected pregnancy and you are seriously considering an abortion, you are not required to tell your partner. However, relationally, it is best to share the news and, ideally, make the decision together, but that is only sometimes possible. Keep reading to get practical ways to navigate this decision and, hopefully,

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My Partner is Pressuring Me to Have an Abortion, But I’m Not Sure

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Legally, only your choice matters on whether or not you want to terminate the pregnancy. If your partner is trying to pressure you to a specific outcome, like an abortion, know that you cannot be forced to make this decision.  Read this article for practical steps to consider alternative options so you can empower yourself

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How an Adoption Plan Can Prevent Depression Caused by Abortion

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When facing an unplanned pregnancy, one of the underrepresented concerns is a woman’s mental health. Often, online articles tout abortion as the quickest and most convenient solution. Still, it can come at the steep price of a woman’s emotional well-being, especially if she currently struggles in this area. While parenting may not be on the

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I Don’t Want Another Abortion

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No matter your situation, the surprise of an unplanned pregnancy can be overwhelming. Still, you should never feel pressured to have an abortion, especially if you’ve already had that procedure before and don’t want another one. The good news is that you are in control, and other alternatives are available. Read this article to understand

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I’ve Already Had an Abortion and Don’t Want Another One. What Are My Options?

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You have already been pregnant and had an abortion. Now you’re pregnant again and are confident that you want to do something different with this one. You are not alone! You have complete control over your pregnancy, and legally, no one can pressure you to have an abortion again. Keep reading this article if you

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How Will Abortion Affect Me Physically?

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If you’re considering abortion for your unplanned pregnancy, you’ll want to know what to expect before undergoing this procedure. Every woman’s experience is different, but it’s important to be aware of common side effects and possible risks of a surgical or medical abortion.  What Are The Common Abortion Side Effects? Surgical In-clinic surgical abortions are

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How Will Abortion Affect Me Mentally?

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Women have diverse reasons for seeking abortions, and their emotional responses vary greatly. Nevertheless, it is common for some women to experience adverse emotional reactions either shortly after an abortion procedure or even years later.  While abortion providers often present abortion as a convenient option, it is essential to acknowledge its potential impact on mental

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I Don’t Want to Be Pregnant. Is Abortion my Only Option?

If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy and don’t want to be pregnant, abortion is not your only option. It’s up to you to decide on the pregnancy path that’s right for you.  As you try to understand what is available, you probably feel a range of emotions from being overwhelmed to anxious. That is completely

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Why Talk to Us About Abortion?

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Deciding to undergo a significant medical procedure can be overwhelming. If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy and considering abortion, having all the necessary information and processing your emotions and options in a confidential and secure environment is essential. At Crossroads Women’s Center, our medical professionals are here to help with free pregnancy services such as

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