How much does the abortion pill cost?
So you’ve decided you want a medication abortion, aka the abortion pill, and are now figuring out what it costs. At Lucky Women’s Clinic, the abortion pill costs depending on which location you visit. At other providers, Again depending on your health insurance, your state, and your provider.
When looking for abortion care, we recommend finding a provider who is honest, open about their procedures, available to answer your questions, and is transparent about their pricing. It’s important to know the difference between true abortion care providers and crisis pregnancy centres, who pose as care providers in an effort to convince you to change your decision.
At Lucky Women’s Clinic, we provide a non-judgmental, compassionate, and comprehensive medication abortion appointment costing depending on your location.
How does the abortion pill work?
There are a couple of options when it comes to abortion. At Lucky Women’s Clinic, there’s the abortion pill and the Lucky procedure. If you are interested in medication abortion also known as the abortion pill, here’s what you need to know.
The abortion pill is safe and has been FDA-approved for over 20 years. It’s typically used up to 10 weeks after your last period. Here’s how it works: the first pill, is taken at the health center, or shortly thereafter. It blocks a hormone necessary for a pregnancy to grow. The second set of 4 pills is taken within 72 hours of the first pill — although the sooner the better. The Pill stimulates your uterus to cramp and bleed so that the pregnancy will leave your body (similar to a miscarriage). The abortion begins within 1- 4 hours after you take the Pill and you may experience cramping and bleeding that can last 6-8 hours. Some people choose to take the Pills before bed so they can sleep through their abortion.
Is the abortion pill safe?
Yes, the abortion pill is safe. The abortion pill has been used by hundreds of thousands of people in the US since the year 2000 and millions of people worldwide for over 20 years. The abortion pill is 98% effective and research shows that complications are rare and occur in fewer than .04% of people.
There are no indications that the abortion pill affects a person’s ability to have a baby when they are ready — neither getting pregnant nor staying pregnant in the future are affected by using the abortion pill.