Abortion Services in Austin, TX

  • abortion pill (medication abortion)
  • in-clinic abortion
  • sedation options (medication to make the abortion more comfortable)
  • pre- and post-abortion patient education
  • post-abortion follow-up exams
  • referrals for other abortion services, as needed

Here's what you need to know about abortion services at this health center:

Abortion Pill (Medication Abortion)

Abortion pill (medication abortion) is offered up to 10 weeks and 0 days 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.

You will need to follow up 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.

After your abortion pill visit, you will need access to a telephone, transportation, and backup medical care available to you once you are home.

In-Clinic Abortion

In-clinic abortion is offered up to 21 weeks and 6 days after the start of your last menstrual period. If your last period was after 21 weeks and 6 days, we can still help. Call us for a referral list of health care providers in your area that offer other abortion services.

In-clinic abortions are available by appointment only.

Plan to be at the health center for 4-6 hours for your entire visit for an in-clinic abortion.

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 are more than 15 weeks pregnant, your in-clinic abortion may require multiple visits.

If you have asthma, bring an inhaler if you have one.

Other Abortion Services Information

Please do not bring children with you to the health center.

If you take any medications, please continue to take these medications normally before your appointment.

During your visit, you may be given 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
  • medications to make the abortion more comfortable
  • medication if you are Rh negative
  • antibiotics or other medications
  • birth control information
  • a birth control method

You should return in 0 weeks and 0 days for a follow-up exam. We can schedule this with you during your visit.

If you are seeking an abortion, by law, you must review this information . Additionally, if you are 17 years of age or younger and seeking an abortion, please be sure to view the information at the bottom of this page .

NO MATTER WHAT YOU CHOOSE TO DO ABOUT A PREGNANCY, PLANNED PARENTHOOD CAN PROVIDE A SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT TO:

  • Talk about all options and types of financial support
  • Talk about ways to tell your parents about the pregnancy
     

We offer post-abortion counseling referrals to Exhale and other organizations.

For Patients Under 18

If you are a minor considering an abortion, please read about parental consent and notification laws that might apply in your state.

Prices and Payment Information

Please contact this health center for abortion services pricing information.

Payment is expected at time of service unless other arrangements have been previously made.

If you are uninsured, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance for your procedure. You can confidentially find out if you qualify by calling us at 512.276.8000.

If you are eligible for financial assistance, you may be asked to bring documentation with you to the health center.

Contact Info

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201 E. Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704 USA

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Fax: 512-441-6189

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English; Spanish; Interpretation by telephone available for other languages.

If an interpreter has to be in the clinic at the time of the appointment, in order to make arrangements, we prefer a minimum three (3) days notice

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Conveniently book your appointment online. Depending on the service you're looking for, appointment times vary. Be sure to select your reason for visit first, and then select an appointment time.

To make an appointment by phone, call 512-276-8000