How to prepare before abortion                                

Current Prescribed Medication List

Please make sure to bring a list of all medications along with the dosage to your appointment. It is very important that your Health Consultant be made aware of any medication allergies you may have.

North Florida Women's Services abortion center in North Florida

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Patients may not brings guests with them at this time.

  • The exception is for a minor patient who may bring one parent.
  • We do not allow children in the building on procedure days.
  • To protect the privacy of patients and for security purposes, guests are only allowed in the waiting area.
  • Guests are allowed to bring in cell phones, but we ask that they follow the same rules regarding usage as patient. No pictures, no speaker phone and please use headphones when listening to videos/music.                            


  • Please make sure to bathe/shower the morning of your procedure.
  • We ask that you refrain from having sex 48 hours prior to your procedure.
  • Do not douche before your procedure.

What to Bring/Not Bring

  • For security reasons, we do not allow any purses, bags, or backpacks in the building.
  • We do not allow outside food or drink.
  • We do have water available for patients and guests in the waiting room.
  • We do not allow any children or minors as guests in the facility on procedure days.
  • You may bring your wallet.
  • You will be required to show your picture identification. Your id will need to have your date of birth. An example would be your driver’s license or passport.
  • You may bring your cell phone. We do ask that you are discreet with your usage. No calls on speaker, no pictures. To watch videos or listen to music, we require you use headphones.

What to Eat

  • We ask that you eat a bland breakfast the morning of your procedure.
  • Do not eat fast food or anything that is greasy, spicy or fried.

Please inform us upon your arrival if you are nauseated.

What to Wear

  • Please wear a two piece outfit so that you are able to disrobe from the waist down (No rompers/jumpers, skirts, or dresses).
  • Make sure you wear or bring under garments that a sanitary pad can be placed into (full briefs).
  • No thongs.
  • You may also want to bring a light sweater or jacket since we do keep the building cool.