Both mifepristone and misoprostol require a prescription in the United States. Access to mifepristone is further restricted because only specialized providers can obtain it (it is not stocked in pharmacies). Abortion clinics are a great option, but they are not accessible to everyone. And, some people prefer to manage their own care.
Click on a link below to find out more about the ways people are accessing abortion pills in the United States.
If you choose to manage your abortion outside of the formal medical system, be sure to read more on "Where can I find instructions?" and "Can I Get in Trouble?"