As access to abortion continues to become increasingly restricted around the country, it's critical that people know where to turn for comprehensive reproductive health care, pregnancy counseling, and abortion care. Information on how to identify legitimate health care is especially important now, as crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs), which use misinformation and manipulation to delay people in finding abortion care until their pregnancies have progressed past the legal limit for abortion, become more and more commonplace. To learn more about CPCs, the dangers they can pose to pregnant people, and ACOG's policy recommendations, see our issue brief.

Looking for tips on how to more easily identify CPCs? Our flowchart details some of the warning signs of CPCs that you may encounter during your search for pregnancy counseling or abortion care. Read on to learn how to recognize CPCs and legitimate health care, and share this resource with anyone you think may need it.

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