Help needed with an unwanted pregnancy?
Here we offer information about dealing with unwanted pregnancies.
Am I Pregnant?
If you did not have your period on time and you have had sex (vaginal intercourse) after your last period, it is possible that you became pregnant. Read more »
About 85% of sexually active women who do not use contraceptives become pregnant within a year. A woman can also become pregnant while breastfeeding and from about 10 days after childbirth and even during her menstruation. Withdrawal of the penis prior to ejaculation during intercourse (coitus… Read more »
What is an STI or Sexual Transmitted Infection?
You can get an STI by sexual intercourse but also through oral sex, anal sex or contact with bodily fluids such as sperm, saliva, blood, and vaginal discharge. Very few STI’s can be transmitted through skin contact. Here is more information about how to prevent getting one and what to do if you… Read more »
Help in Portugal
Since 2007, in Portugal a woman has the right to terminate a pregnancy until 10 weeks of gestation, whether you are a Portuguese citizen or not. This right also includes the right to full, free, and confidential medical care in the Portuguese National Health System. It is also possible to terminate… Read more »
Abortion on our ship
When the Women on Waves ship visits your country, you can make an appointment with us by telephone, email or by visiting the ship. We will inform you about when and where to board the ship. You will be treated according to Dutch professional medical standards, which include full confidentiality… Read more »