What is the earliest you can be in a pregnancy to terminate?

In most cases the abortion can be performed as early as the EPT pregnancy test shows positive results or at approximately 5 to 6 weeks. Make an appointment with us if your period is two weeks late.

How soon can I get an appointment?

Appointments are available for the same day or the following day. Call us as soon as you make your decision.

How will you know how far I am in my pregnancy?

Our medical staff will perform an ultrasound to determine the length of gestation.

How will I know that the abortion was successful?

The contents of the uterus are examined by our trained staff and then sent to a pathology laboratory for analysis. The results of the analysis are sent to the doctor within 5 days of the procedure. A post-op sonogram will

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What happens if I have some complications/problems after my abortion?

Professional medical staff is available to our patients 24 hours every day. If you have any questions or are experiencing post-operative problems, please call our office number at any hour of the day or night. Our trained staff will speak

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Can I still get pregnant in the future after my abortion?

Yes, there is no evidence that having an abortion has any effect on future pregnancies.

How is a Surgical Abortion performed?

The surgery is a simple procedure performed by aspiration (suction). This procedure is referred to as a D&C (Dilation and Curretage) and takes about 5 minutes. If you are over 14 weeks pregnant, you will first have your uterus dilated

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Is it a doctor who performs the surgery?

Yes. All of our doctors are Board Certified and licensed by the State of New York and specialize in pregnancy termination.

How effective is surgical abortion?

In most cases, surgical abortion is completely effective. A small percentage of cases will require re-aspiration if unusual bleeding occurs or if there is retained tissue.

How will I feel after my surgical abortion?

Most patients experience some cramping. If the cramping is not relieved by over the counter medications such as Extra Strength Tylenol or Advil, we ask the patient to call our 24-hour emergency number. You may take a shower after surgery.

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