What Are the Different Types of Abortion?

An unexpected pregnancy may invite questions, especially about your options. You may have heard about abortion and are considering this decision. 


Abortion is the only option that terminates a pregnancy. Understanding the different procedures available to you and what you can expect is essential. We’ll outline the methods below.


All About Medical Abortion

The FDA allows the drugs for a medical abortion during the first 70 days of a woman’s pregnancy only. It uses two drugs, mifepristone, and misoprostol, to end the pregnancy. Mifepristone blocks progesterone, which is a hormone that sustains the pregnancy. Misoprostol causes uterine contractions and expels the pregnancy from the uterus. 

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Why Talk to Us About Abortion?

If you are considering abortion as an outcome of your unexpected pregnancy, contact Gianna’s House for a free appointment. Find empowerment through the information provided by our experienced staff. 

Abortion Information

Our peer counselors are knowledgeable about all your options for the outcome of your pregnancy, including abortion. Did you know that the type of abortion recommended for a woman is based on several factors, including how far along she is, what kind of birth control she uses, and her access to emergency and follow-up care? 


It is also wise to learn about the risks associated with abortion procedures and the recovery process. Speaking with our counselors about abortion will give you the information you need to make a confident choice.

Options Information

If you aren’t quite sure which option you want to choose for the outcome of your pregnancy, learn more about your choices through options counseling at Gianna’s house. In addition to discussing abortion with you, we can help you understand parenting and abortion better so you can determine if either is a good fit for your life.

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Gianna's House provides a safe environment with a warm, comfortable setting where privacy and confidentiality are top priorities. We offer a holistic approach to helping women.  Our services are available at no cost to you because we are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization. This facility is not a licensed medical facility.  We do not offer, recommend or refer for abortions or abortifacients; therefore, we receive no financial gain from your decision. We are committed to provide accurate information about pregnancy options, abortion procedure risks and alternatives, and post-abortion support. All of our advertising and communications are truthful, honest, and accurately describe the services we offer.