Nebraska's Informed Consent for Abortion

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This web page provides information and resources as directed in Neb. Rev. Stat. 28-327.01  

Pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. 28-327.01, the following are made available:

Nebraska Resource and Referral System

Access a geographical index of materials designed to inform about public and private agencies and services available to assist a woman through pregnancy, upon childbirth, and while the child is dependent. These agencies and services include: adoption agencies (search by keyword: adoption) and agencies and services to prevent unintended pregnancies (search by keyword: family planning).  Users may print information.

FREE copies of the booklet If You Are Pregnant

Materials that teach about the unborn child at two-week stages from the time a woman knows she's pregnant to full-term.  You may download and print the booklet from the link above. You may also order hard copies at no cost.

Ultrasound Providers listed by County

A comprehensive list of health care providers, facilities, and clinics that offer ultrasounds performed by a person at least as qualified as a registered nurse licensed under the Uniform Credentialing Act. This list specifies entities that offer the ultrasounds free of charge. 

Medication abortion

The following information about the possibility of a viable pregnancy after taking mifepristone is provided as required by Neb. Rev. Stat. §28-327.01: 

Research indicates that mifepristone alone is not always effective at ending a pregnancy. You may still have a viable pregnancy after taking mifepristone. If you change your mind and want to continue your pregnancy after taking mifepristone, it may not be too late.

If you have taken a dose of mifepristone and are having second thoughts, the following resources are available to you to help you find medical assistance:

Abortion pill reversal hotline*: (877) 558-0333

Nebraska Resource and Referral System

Providers assisting women in continuing a pregnancy after taking mifepristone must report to DHHS using this form: Vital Stats Reporting Form.

*NE DHHS does not operate the hotline and is not affiliated with it. The information provided by it does not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Department. The Department does not endorse or recommend medical providers.  

Mental health s​​ervices:

  • Nebraska Mental Health (Find a Provider): Information about public and private agencies with services available to assist a woman with mental health concerns, including outpatient and crisis intervention services and crisis hotlines.  Users may print information.

  • Nebraska Family Helpline 1-888-866-8660: You may call this toll-free, 24-hour a day telephone number to obtain verbally the names of agencies by locality, and the services they provide.  

For more information contact us at: DHHS.MCASHFeedback@nebraska.gov.