How early can I get an abortion?
Q: Is there is a waiting period before you can get an abortion? Do you have to be pregnant a few weeks or can it just be days after you find out you are pregnant?
Clinics and doctors vary on how soon you can get a first-trimester abortion - usually it's 5 to 6 weeks after your last menstrual period (LMP).
The Abortion Pill is an option as soon as pregnancy can be determined by ultrasound (sonogram). This webpage compares the two types of early abortion.
These websites describe the state laws in various states regarding waiting periods and other local regulations:
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