Abortion

Abortion

Become well-informed before choosing to have an abortion

Decision Making

The choice for an abortion is not made thoughtlessly or easily. Women choose abortion for varied and deeply personal reasons. Many women find it helpful to discuss the decision with their partner, a family member, a close friend, their doctor, a clergyman, or a counselor. This personal issue calls for empathy and understanding in a non-judgmental atmosphere.

Services We Offer

A Capital Women’s Health Clinic (ACWH), a private physician’s office has been providing abortion care to women up to 14 weeks of pregnancy since 1982.

A medication or medical abortion, commonly known as the Abortion Pill is available up to 11 weeks. In-clinic procedures from 11.1 up to 14 weeks.

Virginia Abortion Laws

Virginia, the following restrictions on abortion were in effect as of January 1, 2021:

  • Health plans offered in the state’s health exchange under the Affordable Care Act can only cover abortion in cases of life endangerment, or in cases of rape or incest.
  • Abortion is covered in insurance policies for public employees only in cases of life endangerment, rape, incest or fetal impairment.
  • The parent of a minor must consent and be notified before an abortion is provided.
  • Public funding is available for abortion only in cases of life endangerment, rape, incest or fetal impairment.
  • An abortion during the third trimester may be performed only if the patient’s life or health is endangered.
  • More information – Guttmacher Institute

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WHAT THEY HAD TO SAY

~ patient comments ~

Less Stressful

I was extremely impressed with the staff, doctors, and the overall cleanliness of the facility! The whole experience was less stressful than expected.” – Google review

Amazing staff!

They were all extremely professional, personable, and kept me calm through the entire process. It’s very clean and comfortable place.” – former patient

No Judgment

Great place. Genuinely care about women. Safe environment. No judgment. Kind staff. Variety of health services. Reliable health care the way it should be!” – Google review

Nice clean office

Staff and doctors made me feel very comfortable. I’ve been to other offices in the area, this one is the best by far!!!” – former patient

Right to make a choice

People should have the right to make a choice. Thank y’all for all you do.” – Google review

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