Abortion Information in San Martin, CA
Learn more about the abortion pill, in-clinic abortion procedures and all your options in California.
Resources for Women | Informed Choices Serving San Martin, CA
If you live in or near San Martin, CA and are looking for information on abortion pill risks, side effects, cost, and options, we’ve got you covered. We can provide the answers you need on at-home or self-managed abortions, what you need to know before you decide, and provide a no cost ultrasound to confirm how far along you are and if the pregnancy is viable (able to continue on it’s own) or if you are having a natural miscarriage.
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The Abortion Pill
Considering abortion? Learn more about the abortion pill and your options in California. We provide information on medication abortions and free pregnancy services so you can make a fully informed choice.
Things You Need to Know Before an Abortion
It’s your pregnancy, your future, and your choice. We care about you and want to empower you to make a fully informed decision. Before an abortion, there are several things you need to know.
1. Has your pregnancy been confirmed?
Even if you've had a positive pregnancy test, you will need an ultrasound to confirm the pregnancy and determine how far along you are. Due to the possibility of a natural miscarriage, we also recommend verifying your HCG levels.
2. Is your pregnancy occurring in the uterus?
It's important to rule out an ectopic (tubal) pregnancy before you take any medication or before a procedure. An ectopic pregnancy can be a life-threatening condition.
3. Have you been tested for STDs?
An untreated infection can cause major complications if not treated prior to an abortion.
4. Do you have any health conditions that could rule out a medication abortion?
The abortion pill is not an option for women with certain health conditions. Learn more about any possible restrictions and potential side effects of medication abortions.
5. Do you know your Rh factor?
This information can determine if you need a RhoGAM shot after an abortion is complete.
If you are unsure about the answer to any of these questions, we can help. Contact us today to make an appointment at Informed Choices.
about the abortion pill
A chemical abortion, the abortion pill, is two drugs taken in separate doses. It is usually taken between 4-6 weeks, but it is FDA-approved up to 10 weeks after a woman's last menstrual period.
about abortion procedures
An aspiration abortion procedure can be performed up to 13 weeks after a woman's last menstrual period. It is the most common early surgical abortion method and it is an outpatient procedure.
A D&E abortion is typically performed 13 weeks or more after a woman's last menstrual period. It is the most common second-trimester surgical abortion method. Local anesthesia or sedation is commonly utilized.
DISCLAIMER: We provide education on abortion and pregnancy options. We do not refer for or perform termination services and we do not financially benefit from any decision you make.