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Maryland Abortion Minor Laws
Mar 25, 2019 Maryland minor abortion law

In the state of Maryland, the law requires that one parent or guardian must be notified before an unmarried minor has an abortion. If you are under 18 years old and are not married, you are considered to be a minor. Your parent and/or guardian does not need to consent (agree) with your choice, but…

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Screening
Jan 21, 2019 Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) screening

If you are sexually active, getting tested for STDs is one of the most important things you can do to protect your health. Make sure you have an open and honest conversation about your sexual history and STD testing with your doctor and ask whether you should be tested for STDs. If you are not…

Pregnant? Now What Do You Do?
Dec 12, 2018 Pregnant? Now what do I do?

Even before taking a pregnancy test bought at a local drugstore, many women have already made their mind up whether or not they’ll have an abortion. Once they have confirmation of a positive pregnancy test, they’ll want to move quickly as possible. What they need to find out — “How early can I get an…

Abortion Rights in Maryland
Nov 15, 2018

Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA) in Maryland Maryland has created additional protections for reproductive rights by adding an affirmative right to choose into its state law.  In 1991, the legislature passed a pro-choice law asserting that the state could not interfere with a woman’s right to decide whether or not to continue her pregnancy within…

7 out of 10 Americans oppose overturning Roe v Wade
Jul 11, 2018 Abortion Laws - Metropolitan Family Planning Institute

The number of Americans supporting Roe v Wade, the legal right to abortion, is the highest it’s been in two decades. Yet, the Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court could put the legal right to abortion in jeopardy. Kavanaugh has already displayed a striking willingness to deny abortion care to one person. There’s no…

How to prepare for an abortion?
Jun 14, 2018

How to prepare for an abortion. Abortion procedures are outpatient surgeries, also called ambulatory or same-day surgery, does not require an overnight stay in the hospital, meaning you can go home the same day. Before Your Visit Please be on time for your appointment. If you are running late, please call us to reschedule. Eat…

Questions About Abortion
May 23, 2018 Private Abortion Services with enhanced privacy

Questions About Abortion First off — What are your pregnancy choices? [FAQs] Raising a Baby Adoption Abortion Do you have general questions about abortion? State Laws Abortion Procedures Before Abortion Procedure Metropolitan Family Planning can help with these questions, and more. Searching the Internet on these topics often provide information that are incorrect, biased, and…

Mississippi May Face the Nation’s Strictest Abortion Law
Apr 17, 2018 Jackson Women's Health Organization

On March 6th, 2018 the Mississippi Senate passed a version of the Mississippi House Bill 1510, a law that would make it ILLEGAL for women to seek abortion care AFTER 15 weeks of pregnancy. The states’s Republican Governor Phil Bryant’s desk, signed it on April 9th. In response to a suit from the Center for Reproductive…

#RealClinics versus #FakeClinics
Mar 23, 2018 #RealClinics. Metropolitan Family Planning is a real abortion clinic

How to tell the difference – #RealClinics versus #FakeClinics If you’re doing a general search for ‘abortion clinics’ on Google or Yahoo/Bing the first thing you’ll see — is a list of paid ads at the top of the page. Some of the ads will say they offer pregnancy testing and/or ultrasound. BE CAREFUL! If…

Choosing an abortion clinic
Jan 12, 2018 Choosing An Abortion Clinic - Maryland abortion clinics

Since many women do not talk about their abortion experiences, it’s difficult to know what to look for when choosing an abortion clinic. The quality of abortion care can vary widely among all abortion clinics. We believe that a quality abortion provider serves both your physical and emotional health. There may be a number of…