CHOICES has over 40 years of experience providing abortion services for patients from Columbia, Tennessee. We are an independent, non-profit clinic with a long history helping the community, and we are dedicated to putting Memphis patients’ health and needs first.
If you considering an abortion, read through the options we offer to patients from Columbia below. You can contact us with questions at 901-274-3550 or schedule your Columbia abortion appointment here.
The medication abortion is the preferred method for many women from Columbia, Tennessee who are still early in their pregnancy. This is a non-invasive, non-surgical method and is appropriate for Columbia women who are 6-10 weeks pregnant (see our Columbia Pregnancy Calculator to see if you qualify).
Columbia medication abortions involve taking the medicine mifepristone, commonly known as RU-486, which is approved for use in Columbia, Tennessee. Because of Tennessee state laws, medication abortion patents from Columbia, Tennessee have to have two appointments at least 48 hours apart: one appointment for counselling and the prep work, and a second appointment for the procedure itself.
Surgical abortions can be used by women from Columbia, Tennessee who are up to 15 weeks pregnant (if you are farther along, contact us and we can provide you with a referral).
Surgical abortions for women from Columbia involve a method called aspiration with a device that uses gentle to moderate suction to empty the contents of the uterus. Because of state laws, surgical abortion patients from Columbia, Tennessee have to have two appointments at least 48 hours apart: one appointment for counselling and the prep work, and a second appointment for the procedure itself.
You are not required to be sedated for this procedure, but we do offer our Columbia patients this option if you prefer. Learn more about surgical abortion options for Memphis patients here.
Many women from Columbia, Tennessee prefer to keep their abortion appointment as short and confidential as possible. Thats why we offer women from Columbia, Tennessee private abortions to provide extra privacy for you and your support team.
Of course, we maintain careful confidentiality for all of our Columbia-area patients, but a normal appointment may involve spending time in the waiting room with other patients during business hours. With a private Columbia abortion appointment, you are scheduled after-hours and taken straight to a private examination room with our healthcare team.
If you are considering our private abortion option for Columbia patients, you can get more details here.
You dont have to be alone through this process if you live in the Columbia-area and are considering an abortion, call our healthcare professionals at 901-274-3550 or schedule your Columbia abortion appointment here.