Practical Information

Our Compendium of Practical Information

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Our compendium of abortion information

Obtaining abortion care in this political climate is unfortunately fraught with hurdles and roadblocks. In addition to the emotional support you need for dealing with the realities of ending your wanted pregnancy due to fetal or maternal health problems, you may also need a lot of practical information. What are the medical procedures involved? How do you find a provider? Will your insurance cover your procedure? What are the reproductive health laws where you live? What are doulas and how can they help me? What do you do when your milk comes in? We put together this compendium to help you find the information you […]

Anencephaly

My Out-of-State Abortion

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A Mother in Mississippi My husband and I already had a beautiful little girl when we conceived our second child. We were very excited about the pregnancy, and told everyone. I never dreamed that pregnancy would end at an abortion clinic in another state. The day of the ultrasound where we were to find out the sex of the baby finally came. All we thought about was whether we’d be having a little girl or a little boy. I don’t think it ever occurred to us that this would turn out to be the worst day ever. I knew something must be wrong because the […]