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Ale Arriola, ambulatory patient services coordinator, answers calls and helps schedule procedures at the UNM Center for Reproductive Health in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Thursday morning, June 30, 2022. Due to an influx of calls and the need for procedures, the clinic is booked four weeks out.
Texas Abortion Restrictions

At a New Mexico abortion clinic, calls flood in from Texas and wait time for appointments grows

The University of New Mexico Center for Reproductive Health is one of only three clinics in the state that perform abortion procedures. The clinic’s doctors say people from Texas make up more than 75% of their patients.

Dr. Eve Espey, the chair of the ob-gyn department at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, walks through her neighborhood in Nob Hill in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Wednesday evening, June 29, 2022.

A mother’s decision

Dr. Jennifer Phillips speaks with with the team at the UNM Center for Reproductive Health before patients arrive in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Thursday morning, June 30, 2022.
Monique Aragon restocks supplies in one of the procedure rooms at the UNM Center for Reproductive Health in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Thursday morning, June 30, 2022.
A collection of thank you notes written by patients who received abortions from the UNM Center for Reproductive Health in Albuquerque, New Mexico on June 30, 2022.

An overlooked state


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