Surgical Abortion

Chicago Surgical Abortion, Illinois Surgical Abortion are available at Illinois abortion clinics American Women Medical Center.

Surgical AbortionOur First and mid-trimester abortions are performed by an experienced board certified gynecologists. You may choose to have local anesthetic, IV sedation or general anesthesia provided by experienced Board Certified Anesthesiologists. The procedure is accomplished by suction curettage or dilation and evacuation. A nurse and medical assistant will be with you at all times. Following the procedure, you will need to rest for 1-2 hours in our recovery room where our nurse will monitor your recovery and assist you until you are ready to go home. Before you go home, you will be given medication to help your recovery, and after care instruction sheet and a one month supply of birth control pills if this is your chosen method of birth control. You should plan to be at the center for two to three hours and arrange for someone to drive you home.

There is a 24 hour telephone number on your instruction sheet that puts you in touch with the doctor if you have any questions after you leave. Please do not hesitate to call us.

On the day of your appointment:

  • Take a bath or shower.
  • Have a light dinner the night before.
  • DO NOT take anything by mouth after midnight.
  • DO NOT wear any jewelry.
  • Make arrangement for transportation home.

Follow-up examination: It is important to have a follow-up examination two weeks after your procedure.
American Women’s Medical Center provides surgical abortion.