Why should I have an ultrasound if I’m ending the pregnancy?
Not all pregnancies are viable, meaning that you’d actually carry to full term and deliver. In fact, many of them end in natural miscarriage. A pregnancy test won’t show you that, but an ultrasound can. According to Mayo Clinic research, "About 10 to 20 percent of known pregnancies end in miscarriage. But the actual number is likely higher because many miscarriages occur so early in pregnancy that a woman doesn't realize she's pregnant." That’s why we offer these as part of our FREE Abortion Information Consultations.