This fact sheet explains how to use medication (misoprostol only) for an abortion with simple-to-follow steps and illustrations.
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Sam’s Medication Abortion is a zine that follows one person’s experience of a medication abortion. This evidence-based resource explains the medication abortion process, side effects, and when to reach out for help.
This fact sheet explains how to use medication (mifepristone and misoprostol) for an abortion with simple to follow steps and illustrations.
These organizations all host websites with protocols for providing medication abortion using misoprostol.
Instructions and information to provide medication abortion patients with prior to your phone visit. Can be used with the Telehealth Care for Medication Abortion Protocol and the Telehealth Care for Medication Abortion Workflow.
This factsheet provides a simplified guide for comparing two popular medication methods for an abortion. The factsheet compares and contrasts using mifepristone and misoprostol versus using misoprostol alone. Get answers to questions such as: “How painful is it?”, “Can I still have children after?” and “What will happen?”
This resource shares common questions and concerns clinicians may hear about self-managed abortion (SMA) and how you can answer patient questions and share important information. Some highlights include: “How do I know the pills are real?”, “What’s the best way to use the pills?”, and “Can anyone tell that I used these pills?”
Confronting Pregnancy Criminalization: A Practical Guide for Healthcare Providers, Lawyers, Medical Examiners, Child Welfare Workers, and Policymakers
The National Advocates for Pregnant Women designed this guide to educate and provide practical tools for law enforcement, defense attorneys, child welfare workers, healthcare providers, medical examiners, and legislators about the power they have to stop the criminalization of pregnancy.
This presentation offers an overview of what clinicians need to know regarding self-managed/self-sourced abortion. The presentation contains didactic materials and case studies and can be used as a clinician teaching tool in multiple settings.