Category: Choice

Insights in reproductive health research and practice from CompassCare's medical team.

You Won't Be Treated Like a Number at CompassCare
You Won’t Be Treated Like a Number at CompassCare

Women who come to CompassCare are continually happy with the care they receive. That’s because the staff at CompassCare truly understands your situation. We treat every call with sensitivity, every appointment professionally, and each patient ethically and with dignity. You are never a number here. CompassCare is different from other healthcare providers because we: Provide […]

Where is the Best Place to Get Pre-Abortion Care?
Where is the Best Place to Get Pre-Abortion Care?

If you’re looking for a professional medical office where you can receive confidential services, thorough information, and compassionate care regarding your unplanned pregnancy, you’re in the right place. CompassCare is Rochester’s best choice for abortion information and pre-abortion care.  The nurses here are seasoned practitioners who are sensitive to both the unique emotional and physical […]

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Abortion: Before You Decide

Before any type of medical procedure, a good doctor will use the following steps: Assessment Diagnosis Discuss Treatment Options Treatment Follow-up We believe that the best decision is an informed decision, one make after you have all the information available to you about your current health and the impacts of all of your options. In […]

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RU486 – Medical Abortion Reversal

It may be possible to reverse your medical abortion! You’ve taken the first medical abortion pill (RU486, a.k.a. mifepristone), but you’ve changed your mind. We can help! Call us immediately at 585.633.8883 to set up a free appointment. The sooner you receive treatment, the greater your chances of sustaining your pregnancy. How Does Medical Abortion […]

Pro-Choice: Isn’t it About Your Freedom?

For most people, pro-choice means a woman’s right to choose what she wants to do with her own body.  Webster’s defines it simply as “favoring the legalization of abortion1.”  But do either of those statements accurately define the term “pro-choice”? The literal meaning of the two words combined suggests a highly different concept – pro: […]

Unrecognizable

The movie “Nine Months” (2001) takes a comical, but truthful look at the intense emotional roller coaster an unplanned pregnancy can take both the woman and a man on. At one point, Sam (Hugh Grant), distressed by the fact that he might have to get rid of his car and his cat, screams at his […]

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What is Informed Consent?

“Every state requires that a patient consent before undergoing medical treatment and that the consent be ‘informed,’”1 yet only 35 states require that women receive counseling before an abortion is performed. This does not excuse your healthcare provider from fulfilling their responsibilities to communicate all possible short- and long-term side-effects of each treatment option. Your […]