Understanding Abortion Anxiety and How to Cope

Abortion and anxiety go hand-in-hand. This blog post aims to inform you about the normalcy of fear, especially in today’s world. Read on to learn why anxiety is prevalent, how to cope with anxiety symptoms, and how our certified counselors work to ease your mind and keep you informed.


Abortion Anxiety: What about it?

By understanding anxiety better, you can take steps to manage and reduce your symptoms and improve your overall well-being.

Here are some common anxiety symptoms about getting a medical abortion:

  • Worried
  • Tense
  • Increased nervousness
  • Difficulty staying still
  • Fight, flight, or freeze

Why is Abortion Anxiety so Prevalent?

Even before the overturn of Roe v. Wade, getting a medical abortion, also known as the abortion pill, can be frightening. Going to the doctor isn’t fun, but it does protect your peace of mind and physical vitality.

Don’t worry; you’re not alone! Anxiety is a common symptom when getting an abortion. This next topic helps you understand anxiety and provide management tips.

Abortion Anxiety Can Manifest in Various Ways


Such as excessive worrying, fear of social situations, panic attacks, etc. It’s important to recognize these symptoms.

Our certified counselors are the best at putting your mind at ease and preparing you for the process. Think of our counselors as your abortion therapists: whatever emotions you might experience, we’ve got your back. Our counseling session removes the anxiety by giving you a complete, step-by-step guide and answers all your questions.

Our Certified Counselors


Understanding the underlying causes of your anxiety can help you manage it more effectively.

When it comes to abortion, it’s natural for feelings of fear and anxiety to take hold. We want you to feel safe to express yourself, your emotions, your thoughts, everything. We are the best at what we do, and if you still feel anxious, know that’s normal, but you will feel a tremendous sense of relief once we’ve walked you through the process.

Managing Abortion Anxiety is Possible!

In our expert opinion, we’ve found that the more you research the medical abortion process, the more comfortable you feel. If you’re not in the mood to research, rest assured that you will be fully informed before you leave our clinic.

Under HIPAA and with your permission, you can text your counselor any time, day or night, question big or small. Also, our counselors have your back even after the procedure is complete. Through times of change, having a community around you is the best way to get through it. You are not alone.

Remember: We’ve Got your Back

Taking care of your mental health is essential, just like your physical health.

Don’t be afraid to contact our certified counselors if you need support. Together, we can break the stigma around abortion and its connection to mental health. The only way out is through the support we give each other in leading happy, healthy lives with no regrets.