Little Rock Family Planning Services
Little Rock Family Planning Services abortion clinic in Little Rock, Arkansas
Medical excellence, confidentiality, state of the art women’s health care provided with compassionate, non-judgmental care.
Little Rock Family Planning Services is a modern, free standing, out-patient surgical center. We provide abortion care to a wide geographical area including, Texas and Louisiana. Currently, we are the only licensed abortion clinic in the state of Arkansas.
In addition, we have a team of very experienced physicians that are all medical doctors, and are all licensed by the state of Arkansas. Tom Tvedten, MD, our Medical Director has been providing abortion care in Arkansas for over 25 years.
You must be 56 days (8 weeks) or less from your last period by ultrasound. You will be required to have at least 2-3 visits. Your first visit will be for ultrasound, and consultation with the physician.). The second visit you will receive your medications for the medication abortion. Follow up is required and options can be discussed to meet your individual needs.
The fee for medication abortion covers Rhogam if needed and all medications except for narcotic pain medication that must be obtained at a pharmacy. The charge will cover the costs of a surgical abortion in our clinic if the medications fail to cause a complete abortion. Additionally the fee covers a follow up visit in 4 weeks. The fee does not cover medical care obtained outside our clinic. A surgical abortion is necessary in less than 5% of cases.
Please call our office for information about fees.
We offer early termination of pregnancy by vacuum aspiration in first trimester.
The State of Arkansas has a 48-hour waiting period that requires 2 visits to our office.
The “weeks gestation” is determined by ultrasound examination. Pregnancy is dated from the date of the last menstrual period (“LMP”). It is known that the time of conception is normally two weeks after the beginning of the menstrual period. One week after conception (3 weeks by the LMP) the pregnancy test becomes positive and the pregnancy can be safely terminated.