Yes, very safe. It is estimated that 1 woman out of a million will die from an early abortion, either a surgical or medical abortion. To put this in perspective 1 in 10,000 women will die in childbirth or an accident.
Will abortion prevent me from having children in the future?
An abortion will not have any effect on your ability to have children in the future unless there is a serious complication. At Houston Women’s clinic, we have not had a serious complication in over 30 years.
How much pain would I have during an abortion?
At Houston Women’s Clinic we give both oral and IV sedation- so our patients experience very little pain or discomfort. We are the only clinic that does this.
How long does the abortion take?
Dr. Rosenfeld has been performing abortions for more than 30 years and he has perfected his technique so that it usually takes less than one minute.
How early can I get an abortion?
We are the only clinic that will perform a medical or surgical abortion even if you just missed your period by one day. We will do a urine and blood pregnancy test to determine how far pregnant you are.
Do you offer the Abortion Pill or RU 486?
Yes, we provide the Abortion Pill if you are less than 7 weeks from your last menstrual period.
How can I get an appointment at HWC?
Our staff can make an appointment for you from 8 AM to 10 PM seven days a week. You can call us at 713-868-4483 or complete the contact form on our website.
Can I get a prescription for birth control pills?
Yes, we provide birth control pill prescriptions for a one year supply. We will also discuss other options of birth control.
Is there funding available?
Yes, our staff can give you the toll free number for funding sources.
Do you take insurance for abortions?
Yes, many insurance companies cover the cost for abortion services. Call us before your appointment and we will check your benefits.