Coronavirus | Pregnancy | Abortion
Get the Facts Before You Book an Appointment.
An unplanned pregnancy during the COVID-19 pandemic can be a frightening situation and we encourage you to get the facts as you consider your pregnancy options or plan for an abortion.
Pause and take a deep breath – we are here to help you every step of the way.
Our medical team can answer all your questions, confirm your pregnancy and walk you through your next steps during this difficult time.
Gateway Women’s Care maintains the strictest safety protocols and we are going above and beyond health care recommendations – for your safety and for ours!
Call us today for your free pregnancy confirmation and pre-abortion services. All our services are confidential and free of charge – so you don’t need to worry about finances, especially now more than ever!
Is Abortion Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Your risk of being infected with COVID-19 increases wherever social distancing and limitations on group gatherings are not strictly maintained. Be certain that the abortion clinic you choose guarantees you are not being placed at risk while at the abortion clinic – in the waiting room, during the procedure and in the recovery room. Ask about their pre-screening protocols – your safety matters!
Also consider the possibility of complications following an abortion procedure that may require you to seek further medical treatment, increasing your risk of exposure to the virus.
Is Abortion the Best Choice for Me Right Now?
Making a quick decision under stress may cause regret later on so get all the facts today. It may help you to remove the current crisis from your decision making and take some time to think through what your pregnancy decision/abortion decision would have been before the coronavirus – we are here to help you with that!
Call, email or text us today to talk through your options. We are here for you.
Does Being Pregnant Mean I’m More Likely to Get Sick from Coronavirus?
While there is no current information that says pregnant women have a greater chance of catching COVID-19, there is information that indicates increased risk of serious illness for a pregnant woman compared to a non-pregnant woman.
This is why the CDC states that it is especially important for pregnant women, and those who live with them, to protect themselves from getting COVID-19. The reality is that for anyone, the more people you are around, the closer you interact with them, and the longer that interaction, the higher your risk of getting and spreading COVID-19.
If you are pregnant, you should consider the level of risk when deciding whether or not to go out or interact with people who do not live with you. Maintain the recommended preventative actions to avoid infection – wear a mask when you cannot distance from others, stay at least 6 feet away from others outside of your household, avoid people who are sick and wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
Am I at Greater Risk for Birth Defects and Negative Pregnancy Outcomes?
If you are pregnant and have tested positive for COVID-19 there is no information yet that says you are more likely to have a negative pregnancy outcome or birth defect than for any other influenza related illness.
Call, email or text us today – we’re here to walk you through your next steps.
All of the above information and statistics referenced from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website.