If you are seeking a late-term abortion in Maryland, Capital Women's Services is here to help you. The reality is that late term abortion care may not be available in Maryland because of laws which limit the availability of late term abortions.
In Maryland there is a gestational limit of 24 weeks when it comes to abortion care, except for when the pregnancy is edangering the health or life of the pregnant person. There is also an exception for fetal abnormalities. Additionally there are strict laws on minors who are not legally emancipated or never married. Unless physcian waives this right, a minor most inform one parent before having an abortion. Otherwise they must submit to a judicial bypass process.
Capital Women's Services is conveniently located to Maryland and does not have the same age or gestational restrictions. Capital Women's Services is ready to help women from Maryland who need a later abortion - whether a late second trimester abortion or even a third trimester abortion.
Washington, DC not having the same legal restrictions as Maryland means Capital Women's Services is able to have a late term practice without legal restriction. This means we may be able to help you in getting late term abortion care.
Our doctors are all board-certified Ob/Gyns who are all experienced abortion providers and who have all held medical school faculty positions and full admitting privileges at university hospitals. Under certain circumstances, we can offer later term abortion care to Maryland women, and we can offer such late 2nd trimester abortion care and 3rd trimester abortion care in either in a university hospital or in our outpatient facility.
If you are traveling to Capital Women's Services for a late term abortion from Maryland, you may need to make travel arrangements. Capital Women's Services talented and caring patient advocacy team can help you with your travel arrangements.
These types of late term abortions are handled on a case-by-case basis and each woman will work with her own dedicated Patient Advocate to make the process as easy as possible for her.
If you wish to learn more about our late-term abortion care, click Here, or to make an appointment for a late term abortion, please feel free to call our dedicated Patient Advocates at 202-400-0235.