Abortion Information in Maryland
Columbia Pregnancy Center in Maryland understands the difficulty of facing an unexpected pregnancy. We believe that information empowers. We strive to provide you with objective pregnancy and sexual health education so you can make a confident decision. If you are considering abortion, your first step is to learn more about your options. We’re here to help you no matter what choice you make. All services are provided at no cost to you.
ABORTION PILL COST
Medication termination (also called the abortion pill) can be taken up to 10 weeks pregnant. The typical cost for the abortion pill in Maryland is $350-$650 but could be higher per provider.
You’re pregnant! There are many things to consider when evaluating your pregnancy options. With all the stress and uncertainty, you might be considering abortion. In addition to the physical and spiritual demands a termination places on you, there is also a monetary cost associated as well. It is important to know the financial burden associated and costs in your area.
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There are two types of termination, medical and surgical. Medical terminations, also know as The Pill or RU-486 can be taken up to 70 days after the start of your last menstrual period. Surgical terminations are done using medical instruments to physically terminate the pregnancy.
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CONFIDENTIAL ABORTION CONSULTATION – NO COST TO YOU
At your appointment, you will be provided a lab-quality pregnancy test first. If positive, you will be offered an ultrasound. A free ultrasound can confirm a viable pregnancy and estimate how far along in pregnancy you are. If you are considering abortion, an ultrasound will provide important information that will tell you more about your options. Costs vary depending on how far along you are and the termination procedure that you receive. Speak with our staff today about ultrasound services.
Abortion Restrictions in Maryland
→ LATE ABORTION RESTRICTIONS
Late abortions (terminations performed after 20 weeks of pregnancy) are currently banned in Maryland, but exceptions are made in cases where the pregnancy is putting the mother’s life or health at severe risk, or when the fetus has a lethal anomaly.
→ PARENTAL CONSENT
Parents of minors who are seeking a termination must be notified before any procedure can be performed. Exceptions are made in certain situations, such as where a notification would put the health or wellbeing of the minor in danger.