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If you are pregnant, or think you might be, and need abortion help, please feel free to contact us during office hours. We always respect your privacy.

If you have a question or concern

Sometimes we just feel uncomfortable asking personal questions on the phone. If you prefer email, please send any question or concern you may have about any subject you like to us. We will answer confidentially, and give you the facts about abortion without judgment.


For your convenience, phone counselors are on hand Monday through Saturday from 8 AM to Midnight to answer your questions and schedule appointments.

Have a question? We will answer your questions and concerns, in confidence. Contact us today.

Question & Answers

Is an abortion a safe procedure?
Most terminations of pregnancy are performed within the first trimester of pregnancy. During this early stage, there is very little risk involved when an abortion is performed by an experienced gynecologist. Though more involved and less common, second trimester procedures when performed by trained and experienced Ob-Gyns, such as those available at Metropolitan, are also safe and well-tolorated.

Will the procedure be painful?
Surgical abortions are best and most comfortable and safe when an anesthesiologist helps to provide care. It’s important to ask if they are on staff and will be assisting in you care. With an anesthesiologist present, there will be no pain during the surgery. After the procedure, normally you will experience some abdominal cramps right after the procedure.

Be aware that terms like, “twilight” are NOT medical terms and can be misleading. Know who is treating you and and their qualifications. There is little or no discomfort during the surgery. Normally, you will experience some abdominal cramping, similar to menstrual cramps, right after the procedure.

How long will I be at Metropolitan Medical Associates?
Your visit to Metropolitan Medical Associates will take approximately 3-4 hrs. This includes your recovery time. It would be wise for your driver to leave during this time and return to accompany you home.

Is a non-surgical abortion safer than a surgical abortion?
There are advantages and disadvantages to both procedures. The abortion pill may be taken up to 10 weeks after a missed period. This procedure usually causes more bleeding and cramping than a surgical abortion. However, some women prefer this method because there is no surgical or anesthesia risk involved. If our physician’s evaluation finds you eligible for either procedure, it becomes a matter of personal choice.

Will I be contacted after I leave Metropolitan Medical Associates?

Our staff is extremely sensitive to your privacy and confidentiality. Together with you, they will arrange for appropriate and discreet contact information. Our staff is extremely sensitive to your privacy and confidentiality.

Do I need the consent of my parent or spouse to have an abortion?
Currently, New Jersey Law does not require parental consent or notification. Although involving your parents, spouse or friend may be helpful in making the best possible choice, ultimately, the decision is up to you.

Have a question? We will answer your questions and concerns, in confidence. Contact us today.

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Metropolitan Medical Associates 40 Engle Street, Englewood NJ 07631

Call: 201.567.0522 | 800.932.0378 For more information please call us Monday through Saturday from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

We are located in Englewood, NJ (3 miles from the George Washington Bridge). We are easily accessible by the NJ Turnpike, Garden State Parkway, Routes 80, 46, 17, and 4.

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