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PREGNANCY CONSULTATION CENTER & MEDICAL GROUP OF SACRAMENTO
SACRAMENTO, CA 95819
TAPE – 634
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RECORDING: Hi. You’ve reached the Pregnancy Consultation Center. If you’re calling between the hours of 8:30 to 4:30 please hold. If this is an after-hours emergency, please dial 962-6221. (music) The Pregnancy Consultation Center is Sacramento’s oldest women’s healthcare facility. Since 1971 we’ve been attending to the needs of northern California’s women. As a member of the National Abortion Federation we provide only the highest quality service at reasonable rates. Our center is the first in Northern California to provide (misoprostol?), the early option pill, also known as RU486. We also provide depo provera and the morning after pill. Please ask for details when we’re back on the line, and thank you for holding. (music)
The Pregnancy Consultation Center offers many services including HIV testing, venereal disease testing and other medical needs such as sonograms, pap smears, tubal ligations, and vaginal and cervical examinations. For your comfort, general anesthesia is available for many of our services. We offer surgical abortions up to 24 weeks, and we offer medical, nonsurgical abortions to candidates who qualify. We also provide professional counseling to help you review all of your alternatives. Thank you for holding. We’ll be with you in just a moment.
The doctors and staff at the Pregnancy Consultation Center are professionals who care about you and your needs. We’re dedicated to providing you with the best confidential care possible at reasonable rats. We accept most insurance plans and most Medical plans. We also accept most major credit cards. If you have any questions regarding insurance or payment methods, please don’t hesitate to ask when we’re back on the line. Thank you for holding. We’ll be with you soon.
Thank you for calling the Pregnancy Consultation Center, Northern California’s most complete women’s healthcare facility, setting national standards and offering more services than any other women’s healthcare facility in the greater Sacramento area including free pregnancy testing. We specialize in women’s healthcare and keep all personal matters strictly confidential. The center offers highly trained and experienced personnel to provide you with the service possible. Thank you for calling. We’ll be with you soon.
The Pregnancy Consultation Center is a clinic you can trust with caring doctors and staffmembers, female practitioners are available for your convenience and comfort. Our number one goal is to take care of your medical needs while offering confidential and personal care from a staff that understands your concerns. Thank you for holding. We’ll be right with you.
The Pregnancy Consultation Center is located in Sacramento next to Sutter Memorial Hospital at 5301 F Street with parking available only to patients located behind our facility. In addition to our many personal services, we also offer substantial savings on birth control pills. We appreciate your patience, and we’ll be with you as soon as possible.
CLINIC: Thank you for holding. How can I help you?
CALLER: Hi. Yeah. I was calling to see if you guys do abortions there?
CLINIC: Yes, we do.
CALLER: Oh. Well, how much does that cost?
CLINIC: How far along are you into your pregnancy?
CALLER: Well, I’m not really sure. I just haven’t had my period since like December 26, and I’m just really worried.
CLINIC: December 26?
CLINIC: You’re looking at about $450 to be asleep or $350 to be awake.a
CLINIC: An additional $60 if your blood type is negative.
CALLER: Okay. Well, do you know, like my friend told me since like I’m going to be 14 later on this month that you guys would have to tell my parents. But my boyfriend’s 22. Could you just let him sign whatever it is and you wouldn’t have to tell anybody?
CLINIC: You don’t need a parent.
CLINIC: You don’t need a parent.
CALLER: Oh. Okay.
CLINIC: Everything is confidential.
CALLER: All right. Well, could I actually — do you guys do the pregnancy tests there?
CLINIC: Yes, we do. We do everything in the same day.
CALLER: Oh, okay. Well, if it ended up that I wasn’t pregnant, could I get birth control there?
CALLER: Oh. Okay. Well –
CLINIC: Have you taken a pregnancy test yet?
CLINIC: Okay. That’s what you need to do first is take a pregnancy test.
CALLER: Well, what time do you normally do those?
CLINIC: Do you plan on coming down today?
CALLER: Well, I got to call my boyfriend to see, but how late are you guys open?
CLINIC: Until 4:00.
CALLER: Okay. Are you guys open tomorrow?
CLINIC: No, we’re not. Women’s Health Specialists is open late tonight and they’re also open tomorrow. You could go get a pregnancy test from them.
CALLER: Well, how much does it cost?
CLINIC: They don’t charge you.
CALLER: Oh, okay.
CLINIC: Do you have a pen and paper?
CLINIC: Okay. Their phone number is 451-0621. And that’s Women’s Health Specialists, and just call them any time you need to get a pregnancy test.
CALLER: Okay. But they wouldn’t have to tell anybody about that either?
CLINIC: No, it’s confidential.
CALLER: All right.
CALLER: Well, so when I call back, do I need to make an appointment?
CALLER: Well, what was your name?
CALLER: Okay. Thanks.
CLINIC: You’re welcome.