How Will Abortion Affect Me Mentally?

If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy and considering abortion, it’s important to understand the risks you may face.

While an abortion can impact your physical health, there are also risks to your mental health. Understanding these risks is important so that you can make an informed decision about how to move forward.

I Don’t Want to be Pregnant. Is Abortion My Only Option?

If you recently discovered you are facing an unexpected pregnancy, you may be wondering what other options are available aside from abortion. Your hesitation to pursue abortion may be out of a desire to avoid the health risks of an abortion procedure, or you may have had an abortion before and suffered physical or mental health complications.

The good news is there are other options for you to consider, and we’ll cover those in this blog.

Do I Have To Tell My Partner I Want an Abortion?

Facing an unplanned pregnancy is difficult. Part of that difficulty can be engaging with your partner about the pregnancy and their involvement in making the final decision.

If you’ve decided to have an abortion, you may wonder whether you must inform your partner of the decision.


What Are the Mental Health Effects From Abortion?

Just like any other medical procedure or prescription medicine, an abortion has a chance of risks or side effects. But while you may be familiar with the physical risks of abortion you are likely unaware of the risks an abortion can have on your mental health.

What Are The Different Types of Abortion?

Seeing that positive pregnancy test staring back at you can be devastating. What about your life? All your plans? If you’re thinking about abortion, take a minute to understand your options and the possible risks. 

What Are the Risks of Abortion?

Abortions are marketed as an easy and effective method for terminating a pregnancy. But is that the whole truth? For women considering abortion, take a few minutes to read through the risks involved in abortions and learn how to protect your physical and mental health during the process.

Hope Clinic for Women is a nonprofit organization committed to provide safe, confidential, supportive medical care that promotes sexual health and wellbeing. In 2022 HCW hosted 827 client visits where young moms and dads received over 3,380 free services. We welcomed 27 babies who were born to moms in our programs. These clients benefited from one on one time with trained, caring volunteers who listened, learned and shared valuable education resources, physical resources, referrals and spiritual encouragement.