After Abortion Care
You are not Alone.
You are not Alone.
You are not Alone.
Many women have concerns about their health following an abortion. It is important to understand what symptoms to expect and how to take care of yourself after an abortion. Your doctor or clinic should provide you with specific abortion after-care instructions.
Call your doctor if you are concerned about any symptoms you are having.
Call your doctor immediately if you have any of the following symptoms after an abortion:
If you have any of the above after an abortion, seek emergency medical care immediately.
Your doctor or clinic should provide you with specific abortion after-care instructions. Most women experience some of the following after an abortion:
These symptoms typically resolve within a week but may take longer. If symptoms persist or become severe, don’t hesitate to contact your doctor.
One of the most common complications associated with abortion is infection. This can be caused by incomplete abortion or exposure to bacteria vaginally, such as by having sex too soon. You can reduce the risk of infection by waiting to have sex and using pads instead of tampons.
Symptoms of infections include strong-smelling vaginal discharge, fever, and severe pelvic pain. Untreated infections can result in pelvic inflammatory disease, so call your doctor for treatment as soon as you notice symptoms.
Other potential complications that a woman may experience after an abortion include:
If you have taken the first dose of the pill and are experiencing doubts about your abortion, it may be possible to reverse your abortion.4 Every hour since your first dose of the abortion pill matters, so it’s important to call the Abortion Reversal Hotline at 877-558-0333 or an OB provider as soon as possible.
If you or someone you care about has experienced abortion in the past, feelings of regret or depression can unexpectedly surface. To determine if a past abortion is impacting your life, ask yourself these questions:
If you answered yes to more than one of these questions, you may want to consider seeking post-abortion support.
Walk-ins are welcome; however, it is best to make an appointment to minimize your office wait time, please call us at 330.264.5880, or schedule an appointment online.
Our professional medical-grade lab quality pregnancy test can determine pregnancy the first day after your first missed period. We recommend you make an appointment if you have missed a period, have any pregnancy related questions, or think you might be pregnant.
After completing paperwork, you will meet with our medical professionals to go over your information and a pregnancy test will be administered. With a positive pregnancy test result, we will then confirm a living, intrauterine pregnancy via an ultrasound.
All our services are provided free of charge.
All you need is photo ID. If receiving a pregnancy test or limited ultrasound you will need to drink plenty of water to ensure you have a full bladder.
Absolutely, you can bring your boyfriend, family member or friend. We will talk with you privately first. Then provided you have given us consent to have them in the room, your guest will be able to join you.
We adhere to a strict privacy and confidentiality policy. Clients will be protected from disclosure of information that violates their right to privacy except where required by law, required for public health reasons, required to avert a threat of harm to the client or a third person, or when other circumstances may reasonably warrant such use or disclosure without prior authorization (e.g., abuse reporting, suicide/homicide prevention, etc.)
Call 330 264-5880 or Text 330 294-9649