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How long does an abortion take?

Surgical abortion usually takes a few minutes, but if you are being cared for in a health center that provides high quality care, you can expect to be at the clinic for several hours. We strongly believe that abortion care cannot be done on a lunch hour (believe it or not, people have asked!). There is a big difference between cheap abortion providers, and high quality abortion providers who take the time to provide you with pre-procedure counseling, take a full medical history, and complete all necessary lab work. Following the procedure, we allow our patients ample recovery time in a quiet, relaxing recovery area with medical and counseling staff available. We also provide our patients with comprehensive recovery at home information and a 24-hour emergency contact number.