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

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.

Surgical abortion

For a surgical abortion you have an operation. There are two main types of operation, depending on how long you’ve been pregnant.