Heritage Clinic for Women
Heritage Clinic for Women – Member of NAF
- Abortion Pill up to 10 weeks
- Procedure Abortions up to 22 weeks
- Conscious Sedation
- Financial Assistance
Heritage Clinic for Women abortion clinic in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Heritage Clinic for Women provides a caring and confidential environment focused on women and their reproductive and emotional health. Every person facing a difficult reproductive choice deserves a respectful surrounding where they can gather factual information, explore all their options and receive sensitive support.
As a member of the National Abortion Federation (NAF), we strive to set the highest standard of care in Michigan while obtaining support from our nationwide community of NAF providers.
Heritage Clinic For Women has been offering gynecological care and abortion services in Grand Rapids, Michigan since 1973.
Thomas J. Gordon, M.D., Gynecologist, is the current Medical Director and has served in this capacity since 1986. He possesses a strong sense of dedication, professionalism and integrity in combination with his medical knowledge and superior skills.
Our entire staff is committed to focusing on the physical and emotional needs of each individual we serve. We embrace the history and wisdom of each person, the burden of choice resulting from contraceptive failure or human error, and the depth of responsibility involved with parenting, adoption and abortion.
Heritage Clinic for Women is Licensed by the State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services as a Freestanding Surgical Outpatient Facility.
Heritage Clinic for Women offers three types of abortion services from conception through 22 weeks.
To determine the appropriate type of procedure, an ultrasound is performed to determine how long you have been pregnant. This is calculated from the first day of the last menstrual period (LMP).
Medical Abortion non-surgical abortions, commonly known as Abortion Pill (RU486) are offered 70 days (10 weeks) or less from the last menstrual period (LMP). The process involves a minimum of two visits to the clinic but gives you the opportunity to experience the abortion at home.
Depending on how far along the pregnancy there are (2) types of Surgical Abortions offered.
- Suction Curettage procedure is offered from 5-13 weeks LMP and is performed in the clinic by the physician.
- Dilation and Evacuation (D&E) abortion is a two step procedure, performed in the second trimester of pregnancy (14-22 weeks LMP) by the physician.
If you are between six and ten weeks and eligible for both the Medical Abortion and the Suction Curettage procedure, we have provided information here: Comparing Medical and Surgical Abortion. This comparison can help you decide which procedure is most comfortable and will best fit your schedule and resources.
When you arrive at our clinic, you will meet privately with one of our counselors. During the counseling session, we will review your unique history, birth control needs, abortion decision, coping skills, and support system. The counselor will explain the appropriate procedure(s), describe the medications used and aftercare instructions. Once all your questions are addressed and the consents are signed, you will meet with our medical staff to proceed with the abortion procedure.
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