If you’re exploring your abortion options, Eve Medical of Miami in Miami, Florida, offers surgical procedures in the first trimester and second trimester. We also offer medical (non-surgical) options, such as the abortion pill RU-486 (Mifeprex) or the Methotrexate injection. The clinic is a member of the National Abortion Federation which offers financial assistance if you need help paying for your abortion and qualify for funding. Get the comprehensive, supportive care you need today. Call or book online now.
The two different methods are surgical and medical abortion. These options depend on your medical history, the length of the pregnancy, and your preference.
In a surgical abortion, your provider removes the contents of the uterus with surgical instruments. With a medical abortion, you take medication to expel the contents of your uterus. The medications can be taken orally, vaginally, or with an injection.
Surgical abortion pros and cons:
Medical abortion pros and cons:
The licensed providers at Eve Medical of Miami offer several options:
Your provider discusses each process and potential side effects to help you decide which type of abortion is appropriate for you.
Your procedure varies depending on whether you have a vacuum aspiration, a procedure available if you’re between 5-14 weeks gestation, or dilation and evacuation (D&E), which is available up to 24 weeks gestation.
Generally, your doctor dilates your cervix to make room to remove the pregnancy tissue. Then, they remove the tissue with surgical instruments, although sometimes vacuum aspiration or suction are also used.
Abortion in the later second trimester of pregnancy (17-24 weeks) takes place in our office over several hours on two consecutive days.
On the first day, your doctor examines you and performs an ultrasound. Then, several sterile dilators, called Laminaria, are inserted into your cervix that gradually enlarges the opening of your cervix.
The next day, your return to the clinic, are administered anesthesia and have your procedure. During surgery, your doctor uses small forceps and gentle suction to remove your pregnancy.
When you arrive at Eve Medical of Miami, expect the following tests:
You also have a physical assessment. Lastly, your provider performs an internal exam and an ultrasound to confirm the pregnancy.
Find out more about your abortion alternatives by calling or scheduling a consultation online with Eve Medical of Miami.