Can I get on birth control on the day of my surgical abortion?
Yes! Your body does return to fertility immediately following a termination of pregnancy. Many women ovulate even before their first period. All methods of birth control are safe to initiate right away. You can start to use the shot, the pills, patch or ring on the day of your procedure. You may also choose to have an IUD or implant inserted during your procedure under anesthesia, which is safe and painless!
Have questions about birth control and which option might be best for you?
We are proud to offer Telehealth visits so that you may consult with a provider from the safety and comfort of your home! Visit www.fpawomenshealth.com and book a Telehealth appointment on-line today if you have any additional questions.
Also, please ask your Telehealth provider about our program to mail birth control pills, emergency contraception, and condoms directly to your home!
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