Boulder Abortion Clinic offers the following abortion services

If you have an unplanned pregnancy, a complicated pregnancy, or are thinking about having an abortion, we want you to know that we are here to help you in every way we can.

It is our belief that women are entitled to the best medical care available regardless of their decision to carry the pregnancy to term or to have an abortion. It is also our belief that women who choose to have an abortion should be able to have it done under circumstances that are safe, dignified, humane, confidential, and supportive of her as a person.

We know this is a difficult decision for many women and that it can be a stressful time for you. We will provide you with the help you need to come to the best choice for you. If you decide to have an abortion, our first concern is for your safety and well-being. This section will tell you about the services we provide and the steps we take to assure your safety.

Services we provide:

  • Outpatient elective abortion through 26 weeks from the last menstrual period
  • Medically indicated termination of pregnancy up to 36 weeks from last menstrual period (including fetal anomalies, genetic disorder, fetal demise, or severe medical problems)
  • Diagnostic ultrasound for determination of length of pregnancy
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Birth control counseling
  • Contraceptive care
  • Problem pregnancy decision counseling
  • Post-abortion counseling


Dr. Hern has been a pioneer in developing safe abortion techniques throughout the range of pregnancy in which abortions are performed. Major complication rates in patients seen at Boulder Abortion Clinic range from 0.0001% (1 per 10,000) in first trimester abortion to published major complication rates of 0.2% in later abortion – the lowest complication rates in the medical literature. This is not an accident. All procedures at Boulder Abortion Clinic are designed to maximize patient safety and good surgical technique. Nonetheless, the risk of complications is not zero. Terminating a pregnancy is a surgical procedure that has inherent risks. The objective is to reduce risks by active prevention of complications.

Not a single patient experiencing first trimester abortion has suffered a uterine perforation during an abortion procedure begun at Boulder Abortion Clinic. While this is no guarantee that it can’t happen, it is a remarkable record of medical safety.

A major component of this safety program is the emphasis of sound preoperative evaluation of each patient, which includes a medical history, physical examination and diagnostic ultrasound evaluation.

A second component is strict attention to good principles of surgical technique and medical management.

A third component is proper postoperative care and follow-up procedures to assure prompt recognition and treatment of all complications, including the most minor.

A fourth component is constant evaluation and research on ways of improving safety and other aspects of abortion care.

Be aware of fake clinics. They do not offer abortions, nor do they support your choice to abortion services.

Patient Comments

I came in here not feeling too great about the whole thing, but the nurses made me feel, really think about and realize that this doesn’t make me bad because it’s the best thing and it’s my choice. They made me feel better about myself.

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It was a very emotional time for us and we are thankful to the wonderful staff. Your receptionist was the first person we talked to. Her positive and caring attitude was conveyed over the phone. Again thank you for allowing me to be able to make the choice.

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I put a great deal of thought in before coming. The staff here was understanding and willing to listen, making the procedure easier to go through. I’d call this a very positive experience. I also appreciated all the info I found on your web site. Learning more about the procedure and Dr. Hern calmed any residual fear/anxiety I had.

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The facility was great in general, we felt safe, and everything was clean, soothing and the music in the waiting room was comforting.

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The doctor is the greatest person I have ever met or will ever meet. The procedure was smooth and never did I feel as if I was not to be heard.

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Dr. Hern is considerate and kind. I am very impressed with him. The procedure was well explained and mercifully quick.

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