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

CompassCare Google Reviews: What to Make of Them
Google Reviews: What to Make of Them

Most of CompassCare’s online reviews are either a 5 star or a 1. Why? Sadly, women’s reproductive health is an issue of political debate. Because of that, simply and quietly providing care to women facing unplanned pregnancy can be culturally and emotionally challenging. This translates into two kinds of reviews: Those provided by real patients […]

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 […]

Women Looking for Abortion Info Visit CompassCare First
Women Looking for Abortion Info Visit CompassCare First

You’re in the right place! More than 1400 women (and 500 men) visit this website per month for more information regarding their unplanned pregnancy, STDs and to schedule free healthcare services. CompassCare is one of the leading websites for information about abortion in Rochester, NY. Whether you’re interested in knowing more about what types of […]

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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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Can you get a Free Abortion in Rochester?

All abortions are paid for by someone–either you, your insurance company, or your state’s taxpayers. How much you would be required to pay out of pocket depends on your insurance status. Also, prior to the actual procedure there are other necessary medical services which will cost you something, depending on your provider. CompassCare is a […]

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How Much Does the Abortion Pill Cost?

Abortion pill cost varies by provider.* According to Planned Parenthood, a pill abortion typically costs anywhere between $300 and $800.1 Similarly, the Guttmacher Institute states that in 2009, “the median cost for a medication abortion was $490 and women paid an average of $483.”2 The abortion pill, also known as RU-486 (or mifepristone), is used in […]

How Safe Is the Abortion Pill?

The “abortion pill” is really a misnomer. In actuality, a medical abortion is a combination of two pills: mifepristone and misoprostol. Each drug carries its own risks and side effects. According to the FDA, serious adverse events occurred in women who used mifepristone for medical abortion, including infection, blood loss requiring transfusion, ectopic pregnancies, hospitalization, and […]

What Happens During a Medication Abortion?

A medical abortion consists of the administering of two drugs: RU-486 (Mifepristone (Mifeprex) and Misoprostol. The FDA approved protocol for an RU-486 medical abortion includes three office visits, as follows: Mifepristone is given orally during your first office visit. Mifepristone blocks progesterone from the uterine lining, causing the fetus to die. This alone may cause […]