Second Trimester Abortion Wheeling WV

Second Trimester Abortion in Wheeling, WV

Allegheny Reproductive Clinic serving Wheeling, WV provides one method of second trimester abortion. For a second trimester abortion, a woman is eligible for a second trimester abortion between 14.1-23.6 weeks pregnant. If you are looking for a second trimester abortion and are past 14 weeks you are required to get a surgical abortion.

Why would someone choose a surgical abortion for their second trimester abortion? A surgical abortion is a safe and effective second trimester abortion between 14.1-23.6 weeks pregnant. After a surgical, second trimester abortion, you will rest for 30-90 minutes with our staff. Our staff will provide ibuprofen for any remaining discomfort and will also provide food and drink while monitoring your vitals after the second trimester abortion procedure. Our staff will also provide you post-procedure instructions, to prevent any future discomfort from the surgical, second trimester abortion procedure.

The second trimester abortion procedure typically takes 5-8 minutes depending on how far along you are. It can be performed while awake, with Valium, or under conscious or IV sedation. On the day of your second trimester abortion procedure, you will have an early morning appointment. If you are 14.1 weeks and above, medicine or osmotic dilators may be inserted into your cervix before you have the second trimester abortion.

If you are between 18 and 23.6 weeks in pregnancy, the second trimester abortion procedure may require 2-3 visits to the clinic. On the first visit, you will have an ultrasound, counseling, and lab work. If you are over 18 weeks pregnant, during the second visit the osmotic dilators will be inserted for your second trimester abortion. You will go home overnight and return the next morning to complete the second trimester abortion procedure.

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