Unsure about being pregnant?

If one finds oneself with an unintended pregnancy, you need to way your options. One option is having a safe abortion. Either way, it is good to talk about it with loved ones and see what makes the most sense for you and your circumstances.

Facts

Surgical abortion

There are two main types of surgical abortion. The method offered depends on how long you’ve been pregnant.

Medical abortion

With a medical abortion you first take a pill that stops the pregnancy – it blocks the hormone that keeps you pregnant.

Abortion

If you’re pregnant and you don’t want to stay pregnant, you can consider having an abortion.

Unplanned pregnancy

Pregnancy can come as a surprise. It’s easy to forget about the condom in the heat of the moment. Even if you use contraception perfectly, sometimes it fails.