If your pregnancy is very early – from the morning after up to eight weeks – you have a THREE early abortion choices. We will discuss each of your options and help you decide which is best suited for YOU.
Copper IUD within 5 days of unprotected sex
If we see you within five days after you’ve had unprotected sex, a Copper IUD will be inserted into your uterus. A little, t-shaped piece of plastic serves as an “emergency contraception”. It also works as birth control for up to 12 years.
Early Abortion less than 6 weeks
If a Lovejoy doctor decides that an early suction D&E (dilation and evacuation) is a good choice, it can be completed in just one visit with either local or general anesthetic.
Abortion Pill up to 8 weeks
A safe and effective way to end an early pregnancy is with a medical abortion with either local or general anesthesia.
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