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Maryland State Laws Regulating Coverage of Abortion
Dec 20, 2017 Abortion Insurance Coverage, Medicaid in the State of Maryland covers abortion.

Maryland State Laws Regulating Coverage of Abortion Maryland is one of the few states that COVER abortion for certain women receiving Medicaid and promote women’s health and economic security by ensuring that private insurance plans provide insurance coverage that includes abortion. Covers all or most abortions in Medicaid Does not ban or require private coverage…

Next big fight over abortion rights
Nov 28, 2017 Abortion Laws - Metropolitan Family Planning Institute

This month, a federal district court ruled unconstitutional a Texas provision that bans the most common form of second trimester abortions D&E. The decision was an important win in what is emerging as the next big fight over abortion rights: criminalizing abortion procedures and providers in the name of promoting “fetal life.” Anti-choice lawmakers continue to target abortion clinics for…

Private Abortion Services with Enhanced Privacy
Oct 2, 2017 Private Abortion Services with enhanced privacy

We understand how important it is for some of our patients to receive very private abortion services with enhanced privacy — one-on-one care after regular business hours. At Metropolitan Family Planning Clinic we will cater fully to YOUR privacy needs during this time so you feel 100% at ease. Private abortion services are available for…

Pro-choice Doulas offer emotional, physical, spiritual and abortion support
Sep 28, 2017 Doulas - emotional, physical and spiritual support

“Doula” comes from a Greek term meaning “a woman who helps.” Pro-choice Doulas are trained in the medical aspects of abortion care and reproductive health along with diversity awareness, professionalism and ethics, and emotional, spiritual,and physical support techniques. They believe that all people should have access to the information, support, and resources necessary to make…

I’m pregnant, now what?
Aug 18, 2017 I'm Pregnant, now what? - continue pregnancy, adoption,or abortion

“I’m pregnant, now what?” — Facing an unexpected and unplanned pregnancy can feel incredibly overwhelming. Especially, if you are unsure whether or not you want to be pregnant. Some women know immediately the answer when they see the “positive” symbol on the pregnancy test. And some women feel confused and have conflicting ideas and beliefs….

Texas Teen Abortion Rate Rises
Jul 14, 2017

After seeing research results provided by Texas A&M University, economics professor Analisa Packham (now at Miami University) Republicans may want to reconsider trying to defund Planned Parenthood as part of an overall effort to limit abortion in America. In 2011 Texas Republicans cut family planning clinics funding and shut down more than 80 women’s health…

Preventing unintended pregnancy
Jun 23, 2017

The latest trend in women’s reproductive health shows more women opting for more effective and long-acting forms of birth control, like IUDs or implants in preventing unintended pregnancy. Research published by the Guttmacher Institute found the Pill to be the most common birth control choice among women with IUDs and arm implants on the rise….

Shared Abortion Experience
May 9, 2017

Former actress, abortion counselor Emily Letts – Read about her own shared abortion experience with the public by allowing her procedure to be video taped. Ms. Letts counsels women who come to the abortion clinic with their minds made up to have an abortion, yet they feel guilty for not feeling guilty. Her positive story…

Dr Willie Parker on The Daily Show
Apr 10, 2017

Trevor Noah of The Daily Show interviews Dr. Willie Parker a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist, and published author who provides abortion care to women in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Willie Parker’s decision to provide abortions represented a change of heart on his part. He had been working for 12 years as an obstetrician and gynecologist, and…

Abortion Restrictions Maryland
Mar 14, 2017

Abortion Restrictions Maryland The following abortion restrictions Maryland went into effect as of January 1, 2017: The parent of a minor (under 18 years of age) must be notified before an abortion is provided. Maryland requires that one of your parents be told of your decision before your abortion, unless you do not live with…