In-Clinic Abortion Procedures at a Glance
- Medical procedures that end pregnancy
- Safe and effective
- Available from many Planned Parenthood health centers
- Costs about $300--$950 in the first trimester
A woman has many decisions to make when considering abortion. If you're thinking about abortion, your health care provider may talk with you about a few different abortion methods. You may be offered the option to have an in-clinic abortion procedure, which is the kind of abortion discussed on this page. Or you may be offered the abortion pill.
Whether you're thinking about having an in-clinic abortion, you're concerned about a woman who may be having one, or you're someone who's just curious about abortion methods, you may have many questions. Here are some of the most common questions we hear women ask about in-clinic abortions. We hope you find the answers helpful. And if you're thinking of having an in-clinic abortion procedure, we hope they help you decide what is best for you.
If you are under 18, your state may require one or both of your parents to give permission for your abortion or be told of your decision prior to the abortion. However, in most states you can ask a judge to excuse you from these requirements. Learn more about parental consent for abortion.