Abortion

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An unexpected pregnancy can ignite feelings of hopelessness, panic and paralyzing fear. A sense of urgency to make a decision is normal, but we encourage you to take a deep breath and become fully informed about your choices. Our trained medical staff (registered nurses and nurse practitioners overseen by medical doctors) listen, answer your questions, and let you know that you are not alone. We know an unplanned pregnancy isn't an ideal situation, so there often isn't an ideal solution. We at Hope Clinic want to invest in your overall well-being and to walk with you through this detour in your life journey.  We believe in the sanctity of human life, including your own life therefore we do not perform or refer for abortions.

Most Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What is the abortion law in Tennessee?

    • It is legal to have an abortion in Tennessee up until viability unless to "prevent the death of the pregnant woman".  A medical assessment is required at 20th week of pregnancy to determine if the unborn child is viable. (2017) TCA 39-15-211

  • Will I be put to sleep?

    • No, you will not be put to sleep during the procedure.

  • What is the Morning After Pill/Plan B One-Step Pill?

    • It is essentially a large dose of birth control in one pill and must be taken within 24 hours of unprotected sex to be most effective. It is not an abortion pill and therefore does not cause a miscarriage or abortion.

We can answer any further questions you have onsite. To schedule an appointment, call 615.321.0005

If Considering Abortion, Ask Yourself These Questions:

  • What were my beliefs about abortion before I got pregnant?

  • How does abortion fit with my values?

  • Is abortion a decision I could live with long-term? How will it affect my future choices? My future relationships?

  • What is influencing my decision? Do I have any form of a support system?

  • Is someone pressuring me to have an abortion?

No matter your decision, we will always be here for you. Remember, you are not alone. 

To Schedule an Appointment Call 615.321.0005

 


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