Late Term Abortion in South Dakota

If you are seeking a late-term abortion in South Dakota, Capital Women's Services is here to help you. The reality is that late term abortion care may not be available in South Dakota because of laws which limit the availability of late term abortions. But we are ready to help women from South Dakota who need a later abortion - whether a late second trimester abortion or even a third trimester abortion.

South Dakota has many restrictions put in place for women seeking termination. At 20 weeks, abortion is not allowed unless the pregnancy is a threat to the immediate physical health of the mother. Additionally, there is a 72-hour waiting period for all patients, regardless of gestation. These laws put unnecessary barriers into place for women facing the difficult decision of terminating.

Washington, DC does not have the same legal restrictions as South Dakota, so abortions are legal here up to any gestation - even up to 36 weeks. This means that Capital Women's Services 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 South Dakota 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, you may need to make travel arrangements. Capital Women's Services talented and caring patient advocacy team can help you with your travel arrangements.

If you are a patient's health care provider or a genetic counselor, our team can coordinate the patient's care with you for ongoing continuity-of-care and/or for genetic testing.

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.

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