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States That Neighbor Georgia: Where is Abortion Legal?

With Georgia’s 6-week abortion ban, women with unplanned pregnancies must consider other options instead of going to a local abortion clinic. 

Read this article to learn about local resources and your options out of state.

Can I get an abortion in Alabama, Tennessee, or Florida?

Alabama and Tennessee do not allow abortion after fertilization unless the woman’s life or health is at risk. 

Due to a new law signed in April 2023, Florida limits abortion after 6 weeks of gestation. This is not a viable option for women in Georgia, which has a similar 6-week ban.

What are the abortion laws in South Carolina?

Of the surrounding states, South Carolina has the longest gestational age limit at 22 weeks. This makes it the most likely option for Georgia women past 6 weeks seeking a legal abortion. 

How Much Does an Out-of-State Abortion Cost? 

The procedure can be up to $500 for a medical abortion and several thousand for a surgical one, and you’ll want to consider the additional costs.

How much does it cost to travel out of state for an abortion? 

Traveling out of state for an abortion comes with many challenges, both physically and emotionally. Depending on how far you have to travel, you should consider the distance, where you will stay, and the cost of a hotel and gas. In addition to material costs, the experience can be emotionally and physically taxing. Planning accommodations and factoring in travel time are important. Take stock of your emotional energy and support system.

Schedule Pregnancy Testing and a No-Cost Ultrasound at PRC Medical

At PRC Medical, we seek to support you through medically accurate information and compassionate care. We offer no-cost, clinical pregnancy testing, ultrasounds, and decision support

Ultrasounds can identify potential health risks to inform decision-making, detecting issues that require immediate care versus abortion. Our goal is to provide the facts and support for an empowered choice that considers your long-term health and well-being above anything else.
Please contact us to schedule an ultrasound and discuss your options in a safe, confidential environment. You are not alone!