How Do I Recover Emotionally After an Abortion?

Abortion procedures affect every woman differently, and your journey is unique. You may feel shocked, lost, depressed, or even numb from your experience, especially if you struggled with mental health before your abortion.

The good news is that you can find healing and wholeness through intentional effort and the right resources.

Seek Post-Abortive Care 

In addition to your family and friends, we always recommend seeking professional help. While having a solid support system is essential, having a more

3 Things Needed Before Abortion

When facing an unplanned pregnancy, there are many possibilities and factors to consider, but the most important is your physical and mental health.

If you are considering terminating your pregnancy, take the following health screenings prior to the abortion.

Pregnancy Testing

To proceed confidently with your abortion, a positive pregnancy test is required. If you have relied on common pregnancy symptoms so far, a positive pregnancy test will eliminate doubts, so you know exactly how to proceed.

At Abria Pregnancy Resources, we provide free quality urine preg more

Roe v. Wade Overturned: Separating Fact from Fiction

After the Supreme Court ruling Roe v. Wade was reversed, it’s confusing to interpret how abortion access for women across the United States has been affected. 

Read this article for common questions about this historic court ruling and the facts about abortion access in the U.S.

What Did the Supreme Court’s Overruling Mean?

In 1973, the sitting Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Constitution included a woman’s right to an abortion. This decision meant that abortion was a federally-protected right.

In the summer of 2022, the existing Su more

What are the Signs of an Incomplete Abortion? 

If you’re puzzled by the term “incomplete abortion”, don’t worry. It can be confusing.

The term incomplete abortion describes abortions that successfully terminate the pregnancy, but fail to remove all the fetal and pregnancy tissue from the uterus. 

Common signs include heavy bleeding or cramping. This is a serious health concern because it can cause infection. 

Read this article for more information about the signs of incomplete abortion.

How Will I Know if I Have an Incomplete Abortion? more

What are the Side Effects of the Abortion Pill?

When medication abortions are presented as an option for an unplanned pregnancy, the side effects and potential risks are often minimized or under-discussed. Read the rest of this article to understand how the abortion pill works, its side effects and possible risks, and important health screenings you can take to protect your reproductive health.

How Does A Medical Abortion Work?

The abortion pill, also called a medication abortion, is a regimen of two separate medications: mifepristone and misoprostol.

Mifep more

What Are the Mental Health Effects from Abortion?

In multiple studies, women have reported feelings of depression, anxiety, or other mental health concerns after having an abortion. While these mental health effects can be a controversial topic, women deserve to be aware of the potential association between abortion and their well-being.

What is the Connection Between Mental Health and Abortion?

Each experience is different for each woman. However, women who already have negative mental health may be especially at risk for negative psychological impacts if they undergo an abortion pr more

Can You Still Get an Abortion in MN?

Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade in June 2022, many questions have come up about what is or is not permissible when it comes to abortion. Many are concerned about abortion access at a local level, but abortion is currently still legal in the state of Minnesota. Read this article to learn about the impact of abortion on our state and what your options are if you’re currently pregnant.

What It Means that Roe v. Wade Was Overturned

In 1973, abortion was ruled a constitutionally protected right in the landmark decision Roe v. Wade. Since then, abortion access has been legal in all 50 s more

Does the Overturning of Roe V. Wade Affect MN?

With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, many people are wondering what abortion access is available to them at a local level, if at all. Some worry the Supreme Court ruling now means abortion is banned in all 50 states, or that healthcare choices for women will become more limited. Read the rest of this article to learn what is factual, what is not, and how this affects you locally.

What It Means that Roe v. Wade Was Overturned

The premise of Roe v. Wade was that abortion access was granted to women in the Constitution. Because of this, abortion has been a federally protected right since Roe was first decided in 1973. more

3 Things to Know if You Are Considering Mail-Order Abortion

If you are looking for a solution to an unplanned pregnancy, then a mail-order abortion may seem like the golden ticket because of its easy accessibility and privacy. 

However, it’s important to be aware of some of the downfalls of this option because it skips some important health screenings.

How the Abortion Pill Works

The abortion pill is a series of two different drugs. The first is mifepristone and can be taken up to 10 weeks gestation. The purpose of this drug is to block the fetus from receiving progesterone, a hormone that is essential for its development.

The next step is to take misoprostol within 24-48 hours of the first medication. This forces the uterus to contract and expel the fetus and pregnancy tissue. You can expect cramping more

What Are the Different Types of Abortion?

There are two types of abortion: surgical and medical. Other names for medical abortion include: the abortion pill, medication abortion, at-home abortion, self-managed abortion, self-induced abortion, and mail-order abortion.

Surgical vs. Medical Abortion

Medical Abortion

A medical abortion requires a prescription for two different drugs: mifepristone and misoprostol. In Minnesota, only a licensed physician can provide this prescription. A medical abortion does not require a surgery or anesthesia, but instead uses a medication. This is generally taken orally, but it can come in a number of forms. The first drug, mifepristone, blocks the hormone progesterone, which causes the uterine lining to thin so the uterus can no longer support the pregnancy. Misoprostol for more

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