Richmond Health Center offers the following services:
- abortion pill (medication abortion)
- in-clinic abortion
- sedation options (medication to make the abortion more comfortable)
- pre- and post-abortion patient education
- post-abortion follow-up exams
- referrals for abortion services
- referrals for abortion-related counseling
Here's what you need to know about abortion services at this health center:
Abortion Pill (Medication Abortion)
Abortion pill (medication abortion) is offered up to 10 weeks after the start of your last menstrual period. If your last period was more than 10 weeks ago, read about our in-clinic abortion services below.
Abortion pill (medication abortion) services are available by appointment only.
Plan to be at the health center for 1 hour(s) for your entire abortion pill visit (medication abortion).
During the abortion pill (medication abortion) visit, you must agree - before you start - that you will have an in-clinic abortion if the abortion pill does not work.
After your abortion pill visit, you will need access to a telephone, transportation, and backup medical care available to you once you are home.
In-clinic abortion is offered up to 19 weeks and 6 days after the start of your last menstrual period. If your last period was after 19 weeks and 6 days, we can still help. Call us for a referral list of health care providers in your area that offer other abortion services.
In-clinic abortions are available by appointment only.
Plan to be at the health center for 1-2 hours for your entire visit for an in-clinic abortion.
If you desire medication to help make your in-clinic abortion more comfortable, you must have a responsible companion with you to help you get home safely.
If you plan to have sedation, please do not eat or drink for 8 hours before your appointment.
If you have asthma, bring an inhaler if you have one.
Other Abortion Services Information
During your visit, you may be given the following:
- a pregnancy test
- a chance to speak with a trained staff person about all of your choices: abortion, adoption, and parenting
- a conversation with the health care provider about your health history
- lab tests/blood work
- a pelvic exam
- an ultrasound
- medications to make the abortion more comfortable
- medication if you are Rh negative
- antibiotics or other medications
- birth control information
- a birth control method
For Patients Under 18
If you are a minor considering an abortion, state law requires that one of your parents give permission for your abortion, and that one parent be told of your decision 24 hours before the abortion takes place. A judge can excuse you from both of these requirements.
Prices and Payment Information
Abortion services may be covered by your insurance. Please let us know that you would like to use your insurance when you schedule your appointment.
If you are uninsured, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance for your procedure. You can confidentially find out if you qualify by calling us at 804.355.4358.
If you are paying out of pocket, our prompt pay discount prices are as follows:
Initial Consultation (includes lab work and ultrasound): $100
Abortion Pill (Medication Abortion): $315
Surgical Abortion under 12 weeks: $260
Surgical Abortion between 12 and 14 weeks: $360
Surgical Abortion between 14 and 20 weeks weeks - $1,350
Moderate Sedation: $75
We can provide a mild sedation option at no additional charge
As of July 1, 2012 Virginia law requires that all women who live within 100 miles of our health center to come in for a visit 24 hours in advance of their procedure. At this visit you will have an ultrasound, appropriates blood tests and receive information about the procedure. Your procedure will be scheduled at this visit. The charge for this first visit is $100 which is applied to the total cost of your procedure. Appointments are available throughout the week including evenings and Saturdays.