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What do I need to know about abortion?

You may be faced with an unplanned pregnancy and feel overwhelmed by your options. Or maybe you feel alone in your decision and don’t know what’s next. We are here to help you with your next steps and inform you as much as we can. It’s important to know that abortion is a serious medical procedure with potentially significant side effects and risks. Make sure you are fully informed and explore your options before you settle on a plan.

What You Should know about abortion

Abortion is not a simple procedure. Abortion involves health risks that you should be aware of. There are two types of abortions: medical (medication) abortion and surgical abortion. Each abortion procedure aims at terminating a pregnancy. Both come with side effects and health risks.

Side Effects of Abortion:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Cramping
  • Bleeding, including blood clots

Before you consider abortion or another option, you must confirm your pregnancy. After taking an at-home pregnancy test, confirm your pregnancy through a lab-quality pregnancy test and an ultrasound to accurately date your pregnancy.

Make an appointment with us today to discuss these procedures, side effects, and risks or to confirm your pregnancy. Cleburne Pregnancy Center is a judgement-free zone where you can safely talk about your options.

Cleburne Pregnancy Center does not provide or refer for abortion services. We are, however, committed to providing accurate information about abortion procedures, risks and outcomes.