U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Pregnancy Termination

Ending a Pregnancy

Abortion means ending a pregnancy early. Talk to a healthcare provider for advice and counseling to learn about medical and surgical abortions and make an informed decision.

Review Date: January 28, 2013

American Academy of Family Physicians

Induced Abortion

Ending a pregnancy is a big decision and not an option for every woman. Talk to your health care provider about abortion procedures and get answers to your questions.

Review Date: January 28, 2013

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists