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Finding Strength After Abortion

An abortion is a deeply personal experience, and the emotional journey afterward can be complex. While some women may feel relief or closure, others might struggle with unexpected emotions like sadness, anger, or guilt. These feelings are valid and deserve to be acknowledged and addressed in a safe and supportive environment. Here are some questions to consider: If you answered…

Study Confirms Effectiveness of Mail-Order Mifepristone for Medication Abortions

A recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine indicates that mail-order dispensing of mifepristone for medication abortion is effective, feasible, and well-received by patients. Conducted across 11 clinics in seven states, the study assessed 510 abortions among 506 participants who received mifepristone and misoprostol through the mail after an in-person eligibility screening. The results showed that 97.8% of these abortions…

CVS and Walgreens to Provide Access to Abortion Pills in the States Where it’s Legal

CVS and Walgreens, two prominent pharmacy chains in the United States, have announced their intention to seek certification to sell abortion pills under a new regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This move marks a significant development as it will allow retail pharmacies to dispense the prescription pills, specifically mifepristone, for the first time. While patients will still…

Financial assistance from abortion funds?

Abortion funds, and how they can provide financial assistance for a medical abortion procedure? Abortion funds provide financial assistance to eligible patients who require support in covering the costs of their abortion care. Here’s what you need to know about how they operate and the ways in which they can assist you. For individuals seeking an abortion, the expense of…

The Pros and Cons of Medical Abortion vs. Surgical Abortion

Termination of first-trimester pregnancy is typically either done medically or via surgical methods. Although both methods are exceedingly safe, they both have their pros and cons. Approximately a million abortions were provided in the US in 2020, the overall rate has been steadily decreasing. Of note, first trimester abortions account for over 90% of all abortions. Surgical abortion is the…

Is It Safe To Get An Abortion Through Telemedicine?

Abortion has unfortunately become a controversial topic particularly in the recent years, due to ongoing pressure from different groups and ultimately due to the overturn of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court. Owing to both legislative pressures as well as the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic telemedicine has emerged as a popular method for accessing abortion services, particularly in regions where access…

5 Common Myths About Abortion Pills: Debunked

For many women, the thought of an unplanned pregnancy can be overwhelming, and the process of making the decision to have an abortion can be daunting. While there are several different methods available for terminating a pregnancy, one option that has gained popularity in recent years is the use of abortion pills.  However, despite the growing acceptance of abortion pills,…

What To Expect When Taking Abortion Pills

Abortion Pills: Mifepristone with Misoprostol Abortion pills are the colloquial term for medications used for a medical abortion mainly in the 1sttrimester to induce a “miscarriage”. The typical medications used in this context is a combination of mifepristone and misoprostol up until the 70th day of pregnancy.  Mifepristone is a progesterone receptor antagonist. Progesterone is one of the hormones responsible for…

The Growth of Telehealth Medical Abortion

Abortion pills, also known as medical abortion, have become an increasingly popular option for women seeking to end a pregnancy. The use of these pills has been on the rise, especially with the availability of telehealth services that allow for remote and asynchronous care. After all, they can be a non-invasive, more convenient, and often cheaper option compared to surgical…