Making Your Decision

Abortion

Abortion is the intentional termination of a pregnancy. In North Dakota, abortions are legal through the 16th week of pregnancy. Badlands Choice Clinic does not perform or refer for abortions, but can provide you with evidenced-based medical education about the different types of chemical and surgical abortions available, as well as a health-and-safety checklist.

Abortion is a very personal decision that affects women in many different ways. Some women feel confident in their decision to terminate a pregnancy, while others feel pressured by partners or family members, or regret the decision later on. To decide what the right option is for you, make an appointment to speak with a staff nurse about your options.

Adoption

Adoption is a brave choice that gives other women and couples the opportunity to parent a child. To decide if adoption might be the right option for you, make an appointment to speak a nurse at Badlands Choice Clinic. Your nurse will help guide you through a decision-making tool that will help you determine what you want to do.

If you decide adoption is the right decision for you, you will be in control of selecting a family for your child, as well as deciding whether you would like to have an open or closed adoption. There are many wonderful people looking to adopt, and our nurses are knowledgeable about a number of adoption options.

If you are considering adoption, you may also want to visit BraveLove.org, where you can find information on adoption, as well as read interviews and watch videos about women’s adoption experiences.

Parenting

For many facing an unexpected pregnancy, parenting may initially feel overwhelming. You may have questions and concerns about bringing a baby into your life. We know. Badlands Choice Clinic nurses have supported many making unexpected pregnancy decisions and have walked alongside women who decided to parent.

To decide what the right option is for you, make an appointment to speak with a nurse at Badlands Choice Clinic. Your nurse will help guide you through a decision-making tool that will help you determine what you want to do. If you decide to parent yourself, Badlands Choice Clinic nurses will create a customized plan for you and your pregnancy.

Post-Abortion Care

At Badlands Choice Clinic, we recognize that many women and men experience unresolved feelings after an abortion. For some, these feelings surface right after terminating a pregnancy. For others, these feelings surface years later. If you find yourself with unresolved feelings after an abortion and need help, Badlands Choice Clinic is here for you.

Many people don’t have a safe place to talk about a past abortion. Badlands Choice Clinic can be that safe place for you. Additionally, Badlands Choice Clinic is partnered with the program Abortion Changes You. abortionchangesyou.com is a confidential space that serves as a refuge for men and women who feel they need a place to heal. This process includes building support and exploring emotions. These pathways are a starting point for reflection and healing regarding the unique personal impact of abortion.