When a woman is pregnant with a child and the baby is not viable, there is often a delay in the process of obtaining a legal abortion.
For the pregnant woman, this delay can be devastating.
The delay can take a toll on her career and on her family.
That’s why, as the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists notes, it is critical to have a comprehensive, safe abortion option in place.
But if a woman decides to terminate her pregnancy and is not prepared to undergo a lengthy and costly medical procedure, there are many options for a woman to consider.
Below, we outline a few ways for women to protect themselves from a delay at a hospital.
How to Handle a New Employee Who Wants to Get an Abortion While a pregnant woman is waiting for an abortion, she can still get an appointment with her health care provider.
This appointment can include a doctor’s appointment, an ultrasound, an X-ray, and more.
But it can also be a phone call.
The phone call is usually the most convenient option for the woman.
It is easy to dial in a number that will work with your provider.
Here are some tips to help you plan for the phone call: If you plan on a phone appointment, you must call the provider on the same day of the procedure.
Do not leave a message.
When you dial, the caller is likely to respond to the call.
Make sure you don’t leave any information on the phone that could compromise the safety of the woman in the waiting room.
Be prepared to answer questions.
It may be difficult to answer some of the questions, but it will be easier to answer others.
The more time that passes, the more questions you will need to answer.
You can ask a number of questions, such as, “What if the baby doesn’t survive?”
“Can I get an ultrasound?” and “Can the abortion be performed?”
All of these questions will help you determine what kind of medical assistance is required.
It will also help you identify the safest and most effective way to go about obtaining the abortion.
You must call ahead and let the provider know you are ready to go.
If the provider does not answer, call again.
You should also call the clinic and let them know you will be there in case the abortion is delayed.
Ask questions about the abortion procedure.
Your provider should answer any questions you may have about the procedure and any complications that may arise.
They may be able to provide more information about the process.
Ask for medical documentation.
The provider will need the following: Medical records, if needed.
Photographs, X-rays, and other types of images.
If you have a medical condition, such to a congenital heart defect, it may be necessary to get a medical certificate to show the woman how she should be treated.
If a woman has a medical history of abortion complications, a pregnancy test will help them determine if they need to get the abortion or if they are already pregnant.
If an ultrasound shows that the pregnancy has not yet developed, the provider should ask if the patient can see an ultrasound.
If possible, the patient should get an image from a camera on a computer, or from a medical device that can record images, such a a camera or digital camera.
If necessary, the woman should be told to ask the doctor if she needs to see the doctor, or if she has any medical questions.
Do NOT ask the provider about her health insurance.
The abortion provider will likely not know if the insurance company covers the cost of the abortion, so it is important to ask about her insurance.
Be sure to ask how long the abortion would last, what the treatment would be, and any other questions that might help you.
Make arrangements to call the abortion provider.
Many providers have phone numbers that they can call to make appointments.
These providers can make appointments, but they may not be able wait for the doctor.
Make plans to call a provider from home.
If your home is too far away, you can schedule an appointment to be at the hospital within a few hours.
Make your arrangements with the clinic to make arrangements for you to have the abortion at the clinic.
It can take up to two weeks for an appointment.
If there is no clinic near you, you may still call a nearby clinic to have an appointment and arrange to have it at a different location.
Make an appointment online.
Some abortion providers have online appointments that you can make at your own convenience.
If it is possible, you should have the appointment set up before you leave for the hospital.
The clinic can also provide information about other abortion options in the United States, such how to find an abortion clinic near your location.
How Do You Prepare for the Abortion?
If the procedure is delayed, you will likely have to get to the hospital at least 48 hours before your appointment.
The first thing you should do is