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.

Nebraska's Statutes on Informed Consent for Abortion (2010)

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

 

  • Nebraska Resource and Referral System
    Access geographically indexed 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, including adoption agencies (search by keyword: adoption) and agencies and services for prevention of unintended pregnancies (search by keyword: family planning).  Information may be printed by the user.
     
  • Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Helpline: 1-800-862-1889
    The Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Helpline (HMHBH) hours are Monday through Friday, 7am – 8pm Central Time, and Saturday, 8am – 5 pm Central Time.  At other times, callers can leave a message to be returned the next business day.
     
  • Order FREE copies of the booklet If You Are Pregnant
    Materials designed to inform about probable anatomical and physiological characteristics of the unborn child at two-week gestational increments from the time when a woman can be known to be pregnant to full-term.  The booklet may be downloaded and printed from the link above, or print copies ordered at no cost.

  • Ultrasound Providers By County
    A comprehensive list of health care providers, facilities, and clinics that offer to have ultrasounds performed by a person at least as qualified as a registered nurse licensed under the Uniform Credentialing Act, including and specifying those that offer to perform such ultrasounds free of charge.
     
  • Mental Health Services:

Behavioral Health Network of Care (Access service information by county):
Geographically indexed materials designed to inform 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.  Information may be printed by the user.

Nebraska Family Helpline 1-888-866-8660:
A toll-free, twenty-four-hour-a-day telephone number which may be called to orally obtain the names of agencies and services they provide by locality.  

 

Thank you for using this webpage dedicated to Nebraska’s Informed Consent for Abortion resources.

For information contact:

Kathy Karsting, RN, MPH
Program Manager, Maternal Child Adolescent Health
kathy.karsting@nebraska.gov 

402-471-0160 toll free 800-801-1122

 

 
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