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What Happens to Your Body After an Abortion?

If you are considering abortion, it’s important to understand how it can potentially affect your physical and mental health. Abortion is a medical procedure that can have serious side effects.  These may include: Bleeding Cramping Breast engorgement and pain Mood changes It’s essential to understand the facts about these aftereffects. We can help provide you…

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How Long Does a Surgical Abortion Last?

Are you thinking about having a surgical abortion? Maybe you are wondering how long the procedure will last? While every woman’s experience is different, typically a surgical abortion can last about 10-15 minutes, not including the time needed before and after the procedure. It’s important to consider the serious physical risks of this medical procedure. …

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What Are the Abortion Restrictions in AL?

The original supreme court ruling of Roe v. Wade in 1973 made it a constitutional right for women to receive elective abortions within the United States. Since Roe was overturned, many women and men are wondering what this means for abortion access in the country. Here is what you need to know about abortion in…

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

Telling your partner you’re pregnant and that you want an abortion can feel daunting, but it’s important if you are considering this decision. Even though legally you are not required to get your partner’s consent before an abortion, you may consider hearing their thoughts beforehand. In this blog, we give some practical ways to share…

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My Partner Is Pressuring Me To Have an Abortion, But I’m Not Sure

Knowing you have the final say regarding your pregnancy is essential. Not even your partner can force you into any decision for your future.  We understand that there can be real pressure, whether it comes from your partner, friend, or family member. Whoever or whatever it is, you have the final word. Visit us today…

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How Can I Recover Emotionally After An Abortion?

You may feel regret, grief, sadness, or even anger right now as you face the emotions that come after an abortion. The first step to recovering emotionally after an abortion is to talk to someone you trust who offers professional support. Recovery is not an easy road, but it’s one worth taking as joy and…

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3 Things Needed Before Abortion

Women contemplating an abortion might question if there are any steps they should first take. The answer is yes; it’s important to protect your health and wellness and understand what options are available to you. Here are 3 things women should do before an abortion procedure: Medically confirm pregnancy Have a complete physical exam Understand…

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Is Abortion or Adoption Right for Me?

There is no easy answer or one-size-fits-all when it comes to an unplanned pregnancy. It can feel like a burden when trying to figure it all out on your own.  At Women’s Care Medical Center, we can help you better understand your options and the resources available to you. We are here to walk alongside…

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What Are the Mental Health Effects of Abortion?

What is ‘Mental Health?’ The term, ‘mental health’ can seem confusing at times as you have heard it talked about often. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services shares that mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Abortion comes with both mental and physical effects. As mental health affects how we think,…

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WHAT ARE THE SIGNS OF AN INCOMPLETE ABORTION?

An incomplete abortion can come with many signs. Some common signs of incomplete abortion are moderate or severe vaginal bleeding and abdominal pain.  If it is confirmed by a medical professional that you are experiencing an incomplete abortion, a medical procedure will likely be done to prevent further health risks.  If you think you could…

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