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Types of Abortion Methods

Learn more about the most common types of medical and surgical abortions

Medication Abortion | The Abortion Pill

A medication abortion, the abortion pill, is two drugs taken in separate doses. Another name for the abortion pill is a medical or chemical abortion. It is FDA-approved up through 10 weeks after a woman's last menstrual period.

Aspiration Abortion

An aspiration abortion procedure can be performed up to 13 weeks after a woman's LMP. It is the most common early surgical abortion method and it is an outpatient procedure.

Dilation and Evacuation

A D&E abortion is typically performed 13 weeks or more after a woman's last known period (LMP). It is the most common second-trimester surgical abortion method. Local anesthesia or sedation is commonly utilized.

Free Consultation & Pregnancy Verification

Although we do not provide or refer for abortions, we can provide a free ultrasound confirmation so you can know how far along you are, learn more about abortion types, what to expect, ask questions, and explore your options in Sangamon County Illinois.

DISCLAIMER: We provide education on abortion and pregnancy options. We do not refer for or perform abortions or financially benefit from any decision you make. References