Abortion in Merrillville, IN
We offer the following abortion services:
Availability: The abortion pill (also known as a medication abortion) is offered up to 10 weeks after the start of your last menstrual period.
If your last period was more than 10 weeks ago, read about our in-clinic abortion services below.
Abortion pill (medication abortion) services are available by appointment only.
We'll follow up with you, if you'd like, within 1-2 weeks to make sure your abortion is complete and that you are well. In the unlikely event that you are still pregnant, you may need another dose of medication or to have an in-clinic abortion to end the pregnancy.
Availability: In-clinic abortion (also known as surgical abortion) is offered up to 13 weeks and 6 days after the start of your last menstrual period.
If your last period started more than 13 weeks and 6 days ago, we can help connect you to other abortion options in your area.
In-clinic abortions are available by appointment only.
If you take any medicines, please continue to take them normally before your appointment or bring them with you on the day of your appointment.
If you have asthma, bring an inhaler if you have one.
When you choose an abortion service at our health center, you may also receive the following: a pregnancy test a chance to speak with a trained staff person about all of your choices: abortion, adoption, and parenting a conversation with the health care provider about your health history lab tests/blood work a pelvic exam an ultrasound medicines to make the abortion more comfortable medicines if you are Rh negative antibiotics birth control information a birth control method (if you want one) post-abortion follow-up exams
At times there may be protesters outside of the health center. This health center offers escorts to walk you inside to your appointment.
Please do not bring children with you to the health center.
Indiana has an 18 hour waiting period. All patients seeking abortion services must receive state mandated information during a face to face visit at a Planned Parenthood of Indiana health center at least 18 hours prior to their procedure
If you are under the age of 18 and need help talking with your parents or seeking judicial bypass we can help.
Please contact this health center for abortion services pricing information.
Some services may have additional charges for lab and blood work.
Payment is expected at time of service unless other arrangements have previously been made.
Abortion services may be covered by your insurance. If you want to use your insurance, please be sure to bring in your insurance information at the time of your visit.
Additional Abortion Support
Before your abortion, our expert and caring staff will discuss all of your pregnancy options with you to help you make sure abortion is the best decision for you. We’ll also talk with you about your health history to make sure we’re providing the best care for you.