The Abortion Pill in Jacksonville, FL?
Before you take the pill know the facts…
- has an ectopic pregnancy (a pregnancy outside of the uterus)
- has problems with the adrenal glands (the glands near the kidneys)
- is currently being treated with long-term corticosteroid therapy (medications)
- has had an allergic reaction to the drugs used in the abortion pill, or similar drugs
- has bleeding problems or is taking anticoagulant (blood-thinning) drug products
- has inherited porphyria
- has an intrauterine device (IUD) in place (it must be removed before taking the first abortion pill dose)
- sustained fever, severe abdominal pain, prolonged heavy bleeding, or fainting
- abdominal pain or discomfort, or general malaise (“feeling sick,” including weakness, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, with or without fever)
- Incomplete abortion, which may need to be followed with a surgical abortion
- An ongoing pregnancy if the procedure doesn’t work
- If it has been more than 70 days since a woman’s last period
- You have certain medical conditions, including certain heart or blood vessel diseases; severe liver, kidney, or lung disease; an uncontrolled seizure disorder; or certain other medical conditions
- You are on a blood thinner or certain steroid medications
- You have an intrauterine device (IUD)
- Have a suspected pregnancy outside of the uterus (ectopic pregnancy)
- You may have an allergy to the abortion medications used
Florida Abortion Laws
- Am I Really Pregnant? And if so, is my pregnancy viable (living)? Is there a heartbeat? Am I at risk for a natural miscarriage?
- Do you know what the laws in Florida are regarding abortion? There are 2 things to verify before scheduling an abortion: a positive pregnancy and a viable pregnancy. At Women’s Care Center, we offer free lab-quality pregnancy tests to confirm your pregnancy. If you are pregnant, we will offer you a free ultrasound to confirm if your baby is viable (living) and is in the uterus (as opposed to a tubal pregnancy). You may be unaware that 20% of women experience natural miscarriage in the first trimester1 (first 12 weeks) of pregnancy, so an ultrasound is the first step prior to scheduling any medical procedure. Your risk can be best assessed through ultrasound.
Jacksonville is a city located on the Atlantic coast of Florida, the most populous city in the state, and is the largest city by area in the contiguous United States as of 2020. It is the seat of Duval County, with which the city government consolidated in 1968. Jacksonville straddles the St. Johns River in the First Coast region of northeast Florida, about 11 miles south of the Georgia state line and 350 miles (560 km) north of Miami.