Guide for Patients Seeking Abortion Care
Information about abortion, patient-focused sites, and referral networks for patients seeking abortion care.
This guide was developed to help clinicians identify resources available for patients. Resources listed below are for informational purposes only, and inclusion does not imply endorsement by ACOG. This list is not meant to be comprehensive, and exclusion does not reflect the quality of a resource.
The information contained on this page is provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter. You should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content included in this resource digest without seeking legal or other professional advice. A PDF of this document, compiled by the ACOG Implementing Progress in Abortion Care and Training (IMPACT) Program, is also available for download.
ACOG cannot provide medical advice for specific patients or clinical scenarios. However, ACOG has the following resources available for patients.
In addition, the following patient-focused sites and referral networks are available. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of available resources and ACOG does not endorse any particular resource.
This resource was last updated on January 9, 2023. Please visit the IMPACT Program at acog.org/impact for more information or email [email protected] with suggestions or comments. This information is designed as an educational resource to aid clinicians in providing obstetric and gynecologic care and use of this information is voluntary. This information should not be considered as inclusive of all proper treatments or methods of care or as a statement of the standard of care. It is not intended to substitute for the independent professional judgment of the treating clinician. Variations in practice may be warranted when, in the reasonable judgment of the treating clinician, such course of action is indicated by the condition of the patient, limitations of available resources, or advances in knowledge or technology. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists reviews its publications regularly; however, its publications may not reflect the most recent evidence. Any updates to this document can be found on www.acog.org. While ACOG makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information, this publication is provided "as is" without any warranty of accuracy, reliability, or otherwise, either express or implied. ACOG does not guarantee, warrant, or endorse the products or services of any firm, organization, or person. Neither ACOG nor its officers, directors, members, employees, or agents will be liable for any loss, damage, or claim with respect to any liabilities, including direct, special, indirect, or consequential damages, incurred in connection with this publication or reliance on the information presented. ©2021 by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024-2188. Individuals and groups providing patient care or clinical education in family planning have permission to copy all or any portion of this resource for noncommercial, educational purposes, provided that no modifications are made and proper attribution is given.