Question: Do Abortions Show On Medical Records?

Can I go to Planned Parenthood without my parents knowing?

You don’t need to be accompanied by an adult to visit a Planned Parenthood health center.

You can just go by yourself.

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Do I have to tell my midwife I had an abortion?

You do not have to tell your midwife that you’ve had an abortion before, but it’s best to mention it so they have your full pregnancy history. Your midwife won’t judge you and they are unlikely to refer to it again. The information about your abortion doesn’t need to go into your pregnancy notes.

Does Planned Parenthood have an age limit?

Planned Parenthood provides a safe place for teens to come for health care and medically-accurate sexuality education. Teens 18 and under can come to any of our health centers for several reproductive health care services at no cost.

Does Planned Parenthood share medical records?

We may disclose health information about you to doctors, nurses, technicians, health students, volunteers or other personnel who are involved in taking care of you.

Will my abortion GP medical records?

Your hospital or clinic doesn’t have to tell your GP. Many abortion services like to tell your GP out of courtesy, to provide information in case you have any health problems after the abortion, and to allow your medical records to be updated. They can only do this with your permission.

What does a medical record show?

A medical chart is a complete record of a patient’s key clinical data and medical history, such as demographics, vital signs, diagnoses, medications, treatment plans, progress notes, problems, immunization dates, allergies, radiology images, and laboratory and test results.

Can I get abortion pills without my parents knowing?

It depends on where you live. Your state may require one or both of your parents to give permission for your abortion or be told of your decision prior to the abortion. However, in most states you can ask a judge to excuse you from these requirements.

Are abortion records confidential?

Abortion clinics maintain private records and keep medical histories and abortion records completely confidential. Information on each patient is only used for medical purposes, patient treatment, and for billing.

Can you just walk into Planned Parenthood?

WE VALUE YOUR TIME All of our services require an appointment. Walk-ins can be accommodated on a case-by-case basis. In order to ensure you are seen in a timely manner, an appointment can be made over the phone or online.

Will my parents know if I get an abortion?

But some states say you have to get permission from a parent or older family member to have an abortion. Other states don’t make you get permission, but your parents will have to know that you’re getting an abortion. You may be able to get a judge’s permission to have an abortion without telling your parents.