We are NYS approved surgical facility located in Brooklyn Heights. In order to qualify for a non-surgical procedure, you have to be no more than 7 weeks pregnant and absolutely certain in your decision to proceed with the termination. If you are more than 7 weeks pregnant, we offer a surgical abortion option.
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Non-surgical termination of pregnancy is an alternative method for ending an early pregnancy (up to 7 weeks) without surgery or anesthesia. Part of our philosophy is to offer our patients different choices.
This procedure will allow patients to have the termination of pregnancy in their own comfort and privacy. Our physicians and staff will ensure that the patients be provided with all information and instructions necessary for the procedure.
- High success rate (over 99%)
- No instruments used
- Requires at least two visits to the clinic
- May be used in early pregnancy and up to 8 weeks
- Oral pain medication can be used
- Some of the processes may happen at home
- Medications are given cause a process similar to a miscarriage
We offer the Abortion Pill (also known as RU486 or Mifeprex), approved by the FDA in October of 2000, or the injection of Methotrexate as a choice for non-surgical termination of pregnancy. You will be provided with information on both medications.
RU486 and Methotrexate work the same way, their job is to block a hormone needed for the pregnancy to continue. Therefore, it will end the pregnancy, however, a second medication called misoprostol will be needed for the completion of the procedure.
Freedom to Choose
At the time of the visit and after an individualized counseling session, you will have the freedom to choose between RU486 and Methotrexate as your choice for the medical abortion.
Up to 7 Weeks
The use of these medications in terminations up to 7 weeks of pregnancy is safe but a lengthy procedure that requires a commitment to at least two office visits to ensure that the pregnancy has been completely terminated and the desire to actively participate in the abortion process.
In order to qualify for a non-surgical procedure, you have to be no more than 7 weeks pregnant and absolutely certain in your decision to proceed with the termination. Once the medication has been started, the abortion must be completed.
During Your First Visit
During your first visit to the office, medical history will be collected as well as all the information required for the procedure. Our board-certified OB/GYN physician will perform a sonogram to determine the length of the pregnancy and if qualified medications will be provided.
You will be required to return to our office within one to two-weeks period time after your first visit. During your follow-up visit, a sonogram will be performed to evaluate the completion and safety of the procedure. Contraceptives options will be also discussed in your follow-up visit.
Women who have Rh Negative blood type will require an injection of Rhogam. If you don’t know your blood type, a sample will be collected and checked within minutes.
Do you have questions? Would like to schedule an appointment with the top abortion obgyn specialist in Brooklyn Heights, please contact our Brooklyn Heights office.
Dr. Amir Marashi, MD
Brooklyn GYN Place
142 Joralemon Street, Suite 4CF
Brooklyn, NY 11201