Before and After Abortion Care

Northland Family Planning's dedicated and caring staff is here for you before, during, and after all abortion procedures.

Unsure About Abortion?

If you are still in the process of deciding whether or not a first trimester or second trimester abortion is the right choice for you, this section contains tools to help you with the decision-making process. We know that choosing whether or not to terminate a pregnancy is not an easy decision.

For some, it is a decision that requires a lot of soul searching, and often involves other members of your family or close circle of friends.

Take your time. Use the tools we’ve provided, and please call our office for a pregnancy counseling appointment if you are interested in this additional service before an abortion.

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Patient Care After an Abortion

After abortion feelings and emotions are perfectly normal. Making sure you have proper after abortion care is important to the process as well. So, whether your decision to have an abortion was difficult or clear from the start, you may be wondering what to expect emotionally and physically.

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Supporting a Loved One

A person facing this choice wants someone to be with them at a time like this. They want a hand to hold, a shoulder to cry on, a friend to laugh with. Your support is important and valued. The choice to end a pregnancy can be difficult, but it also often can be difficult for her friends and loved ones.

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Emotional Health

After the loss of a pregnancy, it is common to feel anger, grief, guilt and/or shame. You may also question your spiritual beliefs or feel a sense of relief or empowerment.  It is possible, and normal, to feel all or none of these.  It is also quite normal to have feelings that seem to contradict each other.  For example, some people feel a sense of sadness and a sense of relief at the same time. For some people, the feelings may be felt weeks, months, even years after the loss of a pregnancy through abortion, miscarriage, stillbirth or adoption. Whatever you are feeling, you are entitled to a grieving which is an emotional health process after an abortion

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