• Julia Kurschner

Pregnancy, Abortion, and Coronavirus

Updated: Feb 10

Experiencing an unplanned pregnancy can be one of the most challenging times in your life. It can bring about feelings of doubt, stress, and a lot of undue anxiety.

Navigating life through social distancing, closures, quarantines, and constant COVID-19 updates can cause worry, uncertainty, and even panic.

A combination of the two? It can make anyone feel completely overwhelmed, and understandably so. Even if your pregnancy was planned, you may be wondering if you should continue your pregnancy or if abortion or the abortion pill is a safe option for you.

Ultimately, before you make any decisions, coronavirus pandemic or not, the best thing you can do for yourself is to take your time and learn about all your options. At your consultation, you can learn more about side-effects, current precautions, and the long-term impact on your health.

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COVID-19 and Abortion

If you are considering an abortion because you are unsure of the future, you are one of the millions of Americans affected financially by COVID-19, or you just are experiencing an unintended pregnancy and looking for a solution - we are here for you.

The abortion pill and surgical abortions always carry risks and side-effects to your health. Right now, elective surgical procedures are cautioned due to the unnecessary risk of spreading the virus. The good news is that time is on your side. We can walk through how the abortion pill works, different types of abortion procedures, and answer any questions you may have.

"If I have the virus or if I’ve been exposed to the coronavirus, should I get an abortion?"

It’s important to know that as of this date, there has been no evidence of transmission from mom to baby in-utero. Fetuses and babies have remained healthy even in cases where the woman has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

If you feel you need to make a decision right away, send us a message or give us a call today.

COVID-19, Pregnancy, and Birth

How can the coronavirus affect pregnancy? According to the CDC, there are currently no known side-effects of coronavirus on unborn babies. There is no evidence of intrauterine transmission and no evidence that the virus is in breast milk. There are also no known long-term effects on a pregnant woman, fetus, or newborn. Furthermore, women are encouraged to continue to breastfeed even while infected with precautions to keep baby safe.

If you are pregnant or facing a pregnancy decision and concerned about the virus, financial stability, or a lack of resources at this time - we can help. We offer consultations on all your options, limited obstetric ultrasounds to confirm your pregnancy, and pregnancy and parenting support. Contact us today.

What Can I Expect?

All our services are confidential and offered at no cost to you. We always provide a safe environment for our clients but are taking every precaution and safety measure to ensure you feel comfortable and taken care of here.

Make an appointment today.

Sources:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/pregnant-women-faq.html

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LOCATIONS

FT. LAUDERDALE CLINIC
954.568.2616
1400 E. Oakland Park Blvd, #201
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33334
 

NORTH LAUDERDALE CLINIC
954.726.7464
943 SW 71 Ave. (Rock Island Rd)
North Lauderdale, FL 33068
 

PEMBROKE PINES CLINIC
954.350.0050
10081 Pines Blvd, Suite E-1
Pembroke Pines, FL, 33024

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FT. LAUDERDALE CLINIC
Monday   9:30AM–5PM
Wednesday   9:30AM–5PM
Friday   10:30AM–1PM
 

NORTH LAUDERDALE CLINIC
Tuesday   9:30AM–5PM
Thursday   9:30AM–5PM
Friday   10AM–1PM
 

PEMBROKE PINES CLINIC
Tuesday   9:30AM–5PM
Thursday   9:30AM–5PM
 

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954.372.7089
info@thereishope.org
991 SW 71st Avenue,
North Lauderdale, FL 33068

Hope Women's Centers is committed to providing you with everything you need to make an informed pregnancy decision.  We believe women and men have a right to get accurate information from a resource that will not profit from the choices and pregnancy decisions they make. Hope Women's Centers is a 501c3 non-profit in the state of Florida. We do not provide or refer for abortions or emergency contraception.  All our services are confidential and free of charge to you. Contact us to learn more.