Abortion Information for Idaho
Life Choices Clinic in Lewiston, Idaho understands the difficulty of facing an unexpected pregnancy. We believe that information empowers. We strive to provide you with objective pregnancy and sexual health education so you can make a confident decision. If you are considering abortion, your first step is to learn more about your options. We’re here to help you no matter what choice you make. All services are provided at no cost to you.
ABORTION PILL COST
Medication termination, also called the abortion pill, can be taken up to 10 weeks pregnant. The typical cost for the abortion pill in Idaho is $500-$700 but could be higher per provider.
In addition to the physical and spiritual demands a termination places on you, there is also a monetary cost associated as well. It is important to know the financial burden associated and costs in your area.
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Abortion Restrictions in Idaho
→ MANDATED WAITING PERIOD
Women who are seeking a termination must first receive counseling at least 24 hours before an the procedure can be performed. This counseling is designed to ensure that women are aware of the potential risks and side effects of the procedure and not rush into any pregnancy decisions.
→ COST ASSISTANCE
Public funding and state health exchange plans can only cover abortion costs in cases of rape, incest, or where the mother’s life is endangered by the pregnancy. Private insurance policies and public employee insurance policies only cover the cost in cases of life endangerment; this restriction can be lifted, but only by paying an additional fee set by the insurance provider.
→ LATE ABORTION RESTRICTIONS
Late abortions (terminations performed after 20 weeks of pregnancy) are currently banned in Idaho, but exceptions are made in cases where the pregnancy is putting the mother’s life in danger.
→ PARENTAL CONSENT
Minors under the age of 17 who are seeking termination must first receive parental consent before any procedure can be performed.