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WHAT IS ABORTION?

“To abort” means to stop. However, the word “abortion” is almost exclusively associated with an induced abortion or the intentional separation of an unborn child from the mother for the purpose of ending the child’s life.

Abortion is a medical procedure that removes the fetus from the uterus. The type of abortion that a woman may receive will depend on how far along she is in her pregnancy.

Click here to read about 1st trimester abortion prodecures. 

Click here to read about 2nd trimester abortion procedures. 

Are You Considering An Abortion?

There are many reasons why a woman may consider having an abortion. Some of the reasons are:

  • Someone you respect or love is pressuring you,
  • You are no longer with the father,
  • You don’t think you’re ready to be a parent,
  • You don’t think you can afford to raise another child, or
  • You are ashamed of being pregnant and don’t want anyone to find out.

You are not alone. Our compassionate staff at First Choice Georgia is here for you. We’re not here to judge you; we want to help. Contact us today to make an appointment to come in and talk.

If you are considering abortion, we strongly recommend that you have an ultrasound first. There are physical risks to having an abortion. Statistically, about one out of five pregnancies will end in a natural miscarriage.  An ultrasound performed by trained medical staff can determine whether or not your pregnancy is viable. If it isn’t you DO NOT need an abortion.

Furthermore, having an abortion when you have an active STD puts you at a greater risk of developing pelvic inflammatory disease, which may prevent you from having children in the future. It is recommended that you have an STD test before having an abortion to make sure this doesn’t happen to you. At First Choice Georgia, we provide STD & STI testing free of charge.

We believe that you deserve to know all the facts about abortion, and we’re happy to talk to you about all your options. We provide many confidential services and ensure that you have accurate information to make the best decision for yourself and your future. However, First Choice Georgia does not perform or refer for abortions.