Surgical abortion usually takes a few minutes, but the entire procedure will take several hours. At Northland Family Planning 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 also 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.