Abortion Procedures

Click on one of the abortion procedures below to learn more.

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Methotrexate & Misoprostol (MTX)

MTX is a medical (or chemical) abortion procedure and is used up to the first 9 weeks of pregnancy. This procedure is not as commonly used as in the past because of the availability of mifepristone…

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Aspiration

Aspiration is a surgical abortion procedure performed during the first 6 to 16 weeks gestation. It is also referred to as suction aspiration, suction curettage, or vacuum aspiration…

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Dilation and Extraction

The dilation and extraction procedure is used after 21 weeks gestation. The procedure is also known as D & X, Intact D & X, Intrauterine Cranial Decompression, and Partial Birth Abortion…

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Mifepristone (Mifeprex) and Misoprostol

Mifepristone (mifeprex) and misoprostol is a medical abortion procedure used up to the first 7 to 9 weeks of pregnancy. It is also referred to as RU-486 or the abortion pill…

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Dilation & Evacuation (D&E)

Dilation and evacuation is a surgical abortion procedure performed after 16 weeks gestation. In most cases, 24 hours prior to the actual procedure, your abortion provider will…

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