A. Access Health Center is a state-licensed surgical center that is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care Inc. Access Health Center’s experienced and professional staff prides themselves on providing our patients with exceptional service at our comfortable and private facility. Quality, convenient and confidential medical care offered by our caring and non-judgmental staff sets Access Health Care apart from other facilities. Our in-house laboratory allow for basic diagnostic testing to be available the same day.
A. Access Health Center offers free walk-in urine pregnancy testing. No appointment is needed for a free urine pregnancy test.
A. Contact us at 630-964-0000 or toll free at 800-403-3033 to discuss your options.
A. Surgical Abortions are offered to end a pregnancy from 5 to 17.3 weeks (17 weeks 3 days) in gestation. Non-surgical abortions, sometimes called medical abortions, are FDA approved to end an early pregnancy by administering a series of medications up to 7 weeks gestation. Based on your gestation, Access Health Center will help you determine what abortion option is best for you.
A. Gestation is the duration from which conception occurred and is calculated approximately from the first day of the last menstrual period. Gestation is always measured at Access Health Center with an ultrasound.
A. Medical Abortion is approximately 80% to 97% effective. For the small percentage of patients in which a pregnancy termination does not occur or is incomplete with a Medical Abortion, a Surgical Abortion is required to complete the process. Surgical Abortion is almost 100% effective.
A. The typical process for a surgical abortion is vacuum aspiration or suction curettage, also sometimes called a D&C. A Surgical Abortion procedure for a second trimester termination is done in two steps on two consecutive days. Surgical Abortion patients have the option to undergo Twilight anesthesia.