Abortion in Kalamazoo, MI
We offer the following abortion services:
Availability: The abortion pill (also known as a medication abortion) is offered up to 11 weeks after the start of your last menstrual period.
If your last period was more than 11 weeks ago, read about our in-clinic abortion services below.
Abortion pill (medication abortion) services are available by appointment only.
Plan to be at the health center for 2-4 hour(s) for your entire visit.
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 16 weeks and 6 days after the start of your last menstrual period.
If your last period started more than 16 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.
If you desire medication to help make your in-clinic abortion more comfortable, you must have a responsible companion with you to help you get home safely.
If you want, you can choose to be sedated with medicine to help you relax during your in-cliinic abortion.
Plan to be at the health center for 4-6 hour(s) for your entire visit for an in-clinic abortion.
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)
At times there may be protesters outside of the health center. We suggest you avoid interaction with them.
Please do not bring children with you to the health center.
Michigan law requires that you sign a consent form at least 24 hours prior to receiving an abortion. Please see the link below for more information on Michigan's Informed Consent for Abortion Law and access to the required consent form.
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.
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.
To schedule getting the abortion pill via telehealth (without visiting a health center), please call 800-230-7526 as online scheduling for this service is not currently available.
If you are 18 weeks or more pregnant, please do not eat for 6 hours prior to your appointment, and please do not drink clear liquids for 2 hours before your appointment.
Your medication abortion appointment will be like any other appointment, except that, when it is time, you may connect with a provider by a secure videoconference for a face-to-face visit where s/he will prescribe the appropriate medications, if it is appropriate to do so.
After a medication abortion, you will need to follow up within 5-7 days 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.