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 […]
Abortion pill cost varies by provider.* According to Planned Parenthood, a pill abortion typically costs anywhere between $300 and $800. Similarly, the Guttmacher Institute states that in 2009, “the median cost for a medication abortion was $490 and women paid an average of $483.” The abortion pill, also known as RU-486 (or mifepristone), is used in […]
Jayla was recovering at home after her first abortion. She had only been 8 weeks along and the procedure seemed to go as planned. She monitored her bleeding, which appeared to fall within the guidelines of what the doctor told her would be “normal” (although it was a bit grosser than she expected it would […]
Some women experience sexual dysfunction after an abortion. The following issues can often be associated with early pregnancy termination: Increased vaginal dryness Decreased sexual desire Loss of orgasm ability Dyspareunia (painful intercourse) Tell your doctor if you have had an abortion and are experiencing any of these symptoms. They may be able to help.
Abortion is marketed as a simple and safe procedure. However, all medical procedures carry with them a certain amount of risk and abortion is no exception. It’s important to weigh the cost of the potential immediate physical consequences that an abortion can have on your body. The simple presence of an STD like Chlamydia increases […]
When we see the word cost, we typically think of dollars and cents. The cost of a service should be equal to or less than the value of whatever is bought. You can pay for something using different types of resources, including your time, money, reputation, relationships, or even identity. So what does abortion cost? […]
The short answer is yes, it could. Complications that can arise from induced abortion, such as infection and damage to the uterus, are the main cause of future risk to women. In the case of medical abortion, the risks for these complications are increased in women who have a high risk of uterine rupture; an […]