Comprehensive Family Planning at Hoag

Your Dedicated Family Planning Clinic

Hoag’s Family Planning Clinic is a dedicated program providing comprehensive family planning services in Orange County tailored to your unique needs. Our services include full-scope family planning care, contraception care, miscarriage management and abortion care. Our board-certified OB/GYNS and nurse practitioners provide high quality comprehensive care to our community with compassion, integrity and excellence. 

We offer a wide variety of options when it comes to contraception care, including initiation and management of oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, patches and long acting reversible contraceptive options including intrauterine devices (IUD) which involves the insertion, maintenance of a small, t-shaped device placed inside the uterus to prevent pregnancy and insertion and removal of subcutaneous implants. If you are somebody with medical conditions, we are happy to offer you a consultation so that we can find the birth control options that is safest for you.  

Miscarriage management involves the medical care and support provided to individuals experiencing pregnancy loss. Depending on the circumstances, management options may include expectant management, allowing the body to naturally expel the pregnancy tissue, or medical interventions such as medication to assist in the process. In some cases, a surgical procedure called dilation and curettage (D&C) or a dilation and evacuation (D&E) may be recommended to remove the remaining tissue from the uterus. Throughout this process, health care providers offer emotional support, monitor for complications and provide guidance on physical recovery and future fertility considerations. It’s essential for individuals to receive personalized care tailored to their specific needs and preferences during this challenging time.

Our team supports both medical and surgical terminations of pregnancy. In the state of California, the type of abortion you may have depends on several factors, including your health and how far along your pregnancy is. Each abortion experience is different.

  • Medical Abortion
    • A medical abortion, also known as a medication abortion, is a non-surgical method to terminate a pregnancy using medications prescribed by a health care provider. The process involves taking two different medications, usually Mifepristone followed by Misoprostol to induce a miscarriage. Mifepristone works by blocking the hormone progesterone, essential to maintain pregnancy. And misoprostol helps expel the pregnancy tissue from the uterus. This method can be done in the comfort of one’s home, but it requires careful adherence to the provided instructions. While medical abortions are generally safe and effective, it’s crucial for individuals to consult with healthcare professionals to discuss eligibility, potential side effect and follow up care.
  • Surgical Abortion
    • A surgical abortion is a medical procedure performed by a trained health care provider to end a pregnancy. This procedure can be done safely in the office by one of our providers for earlier abortions, or in the operating room. Typically this process involves dilating the cervix and removing the contents of the uterus. The procedure is usually quick, taking around 10-15 minutes and is often done under local or general anesthesia to minimize discomfort. Surgical abortions are considered safe and effective with low risk of complications when performed by qualified professionals in a clinical setting. It is important for individuals considering this option to consult with a health care provider to understand the procedure, potentials risks and available support.

Learn more about the health insurance plans accepted by Hoag here.

For more information on scheduling and office hours, please call 949-763-7330. No physician referral is required.