Are you pregnant and thinking about abortion? If so, it is important to educate yourself on the difference in the types of procedures. As with any major decision, you’ll need to gather the facts you need to make a fully-informed decision. However, many people in your situation do not always know where to find that information. If that is the case, we can help. The staff at 1st Choice can provide you with the objective, medically accurate information you’re looking for.
An abortion is a medical procedure intended to terminate a pregnancy. There are two types of abortion: surgical and medical. The method chosen typically depends on the patient and is selected based on how far along an individual’s pregnancy is. An ultrasound can help determine how far along a given pregnancy is, and assess certain health risks, including ectopic pregnancy.
The surgical abortion terminates a pregnancy during either the first or second trimester, whereas the medical abortion (also known as the abortion pill), is an option during the first few weeks of a pregnancy. Both types — as with any surgical or medical procedure — can pose risks to the patient. Therefore, it is important to learn all facts before undergoing an abortion.
If you are thinking about having an abortion, please call 1st Choice today to set up an appointment. We do not perform or refer for abortions, but we do provide information regarding the procedures and are available to answer any questions you may have. It is our goal to provide you with facts and knowledge, which will then empower you to make the decision that is best for you.