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Avenue Women’s Center Blog

Real people writing about real problems.

Medicaid and the Cost of an Abortion

“There’s no way I could afford the price the abortion clinic just quoted to me.” This is a comment we hear when answering our telephone helpline. Frequently we receive questions about Medicaid and the cost of an abortion. What can you do when you’re faced with an unintended pregnancy and the cost of an abortion is a major concern for you? The simplest answer is: We hope you will call us. We are here, in the suburbs of Chicago, because we care about the challenges you are facing. Please contact us today.

My Girlfriend Is Pregnant

If you recently heard your girlfriend say the words “I’m pregnant,” you are probably experiencing a flood of different emotions. What should your next steps be? How can you help? What are your best options? What should you do now? We think calling Avenue Women’s Center is an excellent first step.

Can I Get an Abortion Without Telling My Parents?

For any woman, facing an unplanned pregnancy is a daunting challenge. If you are a minor (17 years old or younger), it can be even more overwhelming. You may also wonder, “Can I get an abortion without telling my parents?” At Avenue Women’s Center we have been serving women of all ages in the Chicagoland area for over 35 years. We can help you with this question, as well as the many others you may be asking.

How Soon Can You Take a Pregnancy Test

One of the questions we are most often asked is “How soon can you take a pregnancy test?” Pregnancy tests sold in stores today are labeled with promises of being “early detection.” But how soon is too soon? How can you make sure that you are getting an accurate result? If you are wondering whether you might be pregnant, it’s important to get the right information.

When Can You Get an Abortion?

Faced with an unintended pregnancy, one question a woman may ask is “When can you get an abortion?” The answer to that question varies from state to state, and may depend on how far along in the pregnancy you are. If you are in Chicagoland and are asking, “When can you get an abortion?” we invite you to call or text us. We can help you with correctly dating your pregnancy, and we offer information and consultations at all of our four DuPage County locations. Many services are available at no cost.