Frequently Asked Questions
Our Women’s Center of Houston and Southeast Texas is the FIRST AND ONLY abortion provider with a certified ambulatory surgery center which enables us to provide first and second-trimester abortions. We can provide abortions for up to 20 weeks.
Abortion is a very safe procedure, in fact, it is one of the safest medical procedures out there.
An abortion will not affect your ability to have children in the future unless a complication is present during the procedure. We have not experienced any complications during any procedure thus far.
We employ several pain management techniques to help our clients have the most comfortable, pain-free procedure including breathing techniques, anesthesia, and more. Most of our patients express experiencing no pain during their whole procedure.
Early surgical abortion is highly successful (higher than 99% success rate), requires only one office visit to complete, takes only a few minutes to perform (the procedure takes approximately 3 to 5 minutes)
If you are under 18, you are required by state law to have parental consent for any procedure. If you are under 18, please call our office for options.
Yes – we have a waiting room for anyone you wish to accompany you for support. In addition, if your procedure requires sedation, you must have someone drive you home.
You should plan to rest on the day of your procedure. Most patients are able to return to normal the day after with no pain.
Most abortions are not covered by insurance. This is true at our Women’s Clinic and at all other abortion clinics in Houston. Any clinic advertising insurance coverage is not being 100% transparent. Please reach out to our offices to get more information on this topic.