Costs can include gas for car travel or airfare, accommodation, child care for people who have other children and time off from work.
The expected decision means more people will be forced to continue unplanned pregnancies, which can make it harder to find or keep a job.
We spoke to economics professor Caitlin Knowles Myers about the causal effects of abortion.
The Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana abortion law. For many women, having the procedure already requires travel and substantial financial costs.
The industry's clout in the state is being put to the test.