Abortion in DC
When faced with an unplanned pregnancy, abortion in DC might seem like the only answer. You might still be in school, lacking in financial and emotional support, or you feel like you just can’t take care of a baby. Whatever the reason, we understand your concerns and are here to discuss your options.
Before you go through an abortion it is important to consider the following:
Are you really pregnant?
Having the proper testing and confirmation of pregnancy will save you from any extra emotional distress and help you make a more informed decision.
How far along are you?
Depending on what state you are in, how far along you are can determine what type and if you can receive an abortion. It’s best to seek professional help to determine how far along you are.
What kind of abortions are available?
There are a variety of abortion methods that are used at different stages of pregnancy. It is important to learn about each procedure in order to decide if it is the right procedure for you.
How do abortions work?
You should thoroughly understand what will be happening to your body when you get an abortion. You will need to know how long the process will take, what the side effects will be and things you should consider during the process.
Are there any short-term or long-term risks?
It’s best to have a professional examine your individual situation and overall health to determine what the risks would be if you go through with an abortion. Every person and situation is unique. It’s best to thoroughly assess the situation before making a final decision.
The Northwest Center can help you understand all the facts, so you can make an informed decision. You don’t have to go through this alone. We can help. Make an appointment today to meet with one of our staff members who can provide information, listen to your concerns and answer your questions. Call us at (202)483-7008 or stop by our center. Don’t feel like calling? Feel free to shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Northwest Center is not a medical facility and does not perform, or refer for, abortions. Our job is to help you get the information that is vital to making an informed decision.