I am more than 12 weeks pregnant and can travel; where can I find clinics that can help?
Late abortions are available in the following countries:
Abortions up to 24 weeks of pregnancy
At +44 121 4507700
Lines are open
Monday - Friday 8am - 9pm
Saturday - 8.30am - 6pm
Sunday - 9.30 am - 2.30pm
Marie Stopes House
108 Whitfield Street
Tel: +44 (0) 845 300 8090
Abortion up to 18 weeks
Abortions up to 22 weeks of pregnancy:
Beahuis & Bloemenhovekliniek (this clinic is very close to Schiphol airport)
2106 MJ Heemstede
phone +31 (0) 23 528 98 90
E mail: www.bloemenhove.nl/nl/home
To make an appointment, reception is open from Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 17:00.
The treatments take place from Tuesday to Friday. The clinic is open from 7.45 a.m.
3572 AV Utrecht,
The clinic is open from Monday through Friday from 8.30 a.m. till 5 p.m.
phone +31 30 - 2 33 35 42
Women can have an abortion up to 14 weeks in any general hospital or reproductive health center. After 14 weeks only in special conditions. Costs vary between 500 and 1000 RMB (Yuan). In Shang Hai this clinic can be contacted: http://en.renai.cn/
Abortions may be performed during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.
For information about clinics:
Six clinics from PFA India at Chennai, Dindigul, Gwalior, Jaipur, Madurai, Pune have facilities for providing abortions in the second trimester.
Chennai clinic: http://www.fpaindia.org/branch%5Cchennai.htm
In Singapore abortion is legal until less than 24 weeks for social reasons. Women from abroad will only be able to undergo abortions in private hospitals. A legal abortion in a public hospital is restricted to citizens of Singapore, wives of Singapore citizens and women that have resided in Singapore for a minimum duration of four months.
To find a hospital in Singapore go to http://hcidirectory.sg/hcidirectory/hospital.do?task=loadRegion
In the United States, there are a number of clinics that provide abortions after 20 weeks. The costs vary widely depending on the number of weeks of pregnancy and type of anesthesia used, and range from US$ 1,500 to $10,000. Abortions after 23 weeks are more expensive. To locate these clinics, go to http://www.prochoicemass.org/research/abclater.shtml. It is important to call the clinic to find out how soon you can get an appointment and to learn the exact costs.
Some citizens of the EU currently do not need a visa to come to the US. Check this link for current U.S. visa regulations http://travel.state.gov/visa/visa_1750.html
For other countries, the wait for a visa depends on the country. Approximate wait times are listed here: http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/wait/tempvisitors_wait.php
For third trimester abortions:
Boulder Abortion Clinic, P.C.
Warren M. Hern,
M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
1130 Alpine Avenue
Boulder, Colorado 80304
800-535-1287 (toll free)
CURTIS W. BOYD, M.D., P.C. ·
522 LOMAS BOULEVARD NE ·
ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO 87102 ·
+1 (505) 242-7512
Southwest Women's Options http://www.southwesternwomens.com/
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Up to 28 weeks, later on a case-by-case basis, fetal indications patients, with no gestational limit. We have Spanish speaking counsellors and nurses.
e-mail us at : firstname.lastname@example.org
or call: (505)242-7512
Southwestern Women’s Options in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Cedar River Clinics
263 Rainier Avenue South, Suite 200
Renton, WA 98057
Cedar River Clinics offers abortion care to 25 weeks; further on a case by case basis. Cedar River Clinics is in Renton, WA, just 7 miles from the Seattle/Tacoma International Airport.
Leroy Carhart in Germantown, Maryland
Germantown, MD (888) 684-3599
Women from Eastern Europe and fetal malformations:
Unispital Ljubljana, contact Dr N.Tul email@example.com
No time limit for severe fetal malformation. Women need to see 2 doctors at the hospital who confirm the indication. Hospital ethical committee will decide on the abortion (usually on Tuesdays), so best day to come to the hospital is on Monday.
Costs about E1500. (more in complications and longer stay in the hospital
Help me, I have an unwanted pregnancy, what can I do?
If you live in a country where it is permitted to have abortion safe and…
What is a medical abortion?
A medical abortion uses a medicine or a combination of tablets to cause the non
Is it difficult to use Misoprostol by yourself?
No. You can take Misoprostol on your own. Using Misoprostol is no more…
How to use misoprostol (cytotec) to cause an abortion?
You will need 12 pills of misoprostol, 200 micrograms (mcg) each. To cause an…
How can I get Misoprostol?
Instead of using Misoprostol alone it is much more effective (99%) to do a…
Which brand of misoprostol should I use and can different brand names can be used together?
Misoprostol alone has the following brand names: Cytotec (200µg Misoprostol…
Which type of pill containing Misoprostol is the most effective to cause an abortion?
All brands are effective. The most important thing is that the pills contain…
I cannot get Misoprostol. Could you please send them to me?
If you live in a country where there is no access to safe and legal abortion…
Can Misoprostol be used if you have Chlamydia?
An infection with Chlamydia is one of the main causes of infertility and must…
Are there injections that could end my pregnancy?
The only injection that can successfully end a pregnancy is methotrexate. This…
What is Methotrexate?
Methotrexate can be used to induce an abortion in combination with Misoprostol…
Do antibiotiocs have an effect on the contraceptive pill and/or Misoprostol?
Antibiotics can diminish the effectiveness of the contraceptive pill as it may…
Does Provera (a progesteron) help to induce an abortion?
No it does not. Provera does not contain a working substance to make the womb…
How do you know if you are pregnant and how long you have been pregnant for?
Most women determine that they are pregnant if they are sexually active and…
How many weeks into your pregnancy can you do a medical abortion?
You can do a medical abortion at home until the 12th week of your pregnancy.
I've been pregnant for more than 12 weeks. Can I still use Misoprostol?
Misoprostol still works after 12 weeks of pregnancy. However 4% to 8% of women…
What if you are not pregnant but take the medicines anyway?
Your health will not be harmed if you are not pregnant but take the medicines…
What are hCG levels during pregnancy?
hCG levels in weeks from Last Menstrual Period :
What if you have a RH - bloodtype?
Usually doctors advice women who have an (surgical) abortion or miscariage or…
When you should not do a medical abortion?
You should not use the medicines if:
What is a contraindication and how do you know if you have one?
Contraindications are conditions or situations might keep you from being able…
What is an ectopic pregnancy and how do you know you have one?
An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that grows outside the womb, usually in a…
Can I have an abortion if I have an IUD?
An IUD is a contraceptive, a small coil of about 3 cm inserted by a doctor into…
Why shouldn't you be alone when you do a medical abortion and what if you do it alone anyway?
You are strongly advised to use the medicines in the presence of someone you…
Why should you be within 60 minutes of a hospital or first aid centre when you do the abortion?
It is absolutely necessary to be within one hour of help, in case you lose too…
What painkillers can you use?
NSAID's like Ibuprofen, Diclofenac and Naproxen are the most effective…
Can (homeopathic) medication that decreases menstrual pain be used with Misoprostol?
Because some of these medications might counter the contractions of the womb…
How should you use Misoprostol (cytotec)?
You will need 12 pills of misoprostol, 200 micrograms (mcg) each.
Are there other ways to use the Misoprostol?
We strongly advise you to use Misoprostol under your tongue. This way, no…
Can you use Misoprostol if you are still breastfeeding?
It is better not to breastfeed during the first 5 hours after taking…
Is it safe to have a medical abortion if you've already had one in the past?
Women are fertile for about 40 years. Some women need more than one abortion…
Can I take part of the Misoprostol/Cytotec orally and part vaginally. Is this effective?
We strongly advice women to use Misoprostol under the tongue (dissolve under…
Can you eat or drink while you are taking the medicines?
You should not drink any alcohol or use drugs, as it can affect your judgment.
When will you start bleeding and how long will it last?
After using Misoprostol you should expect bleeding and cramps. Bleeding usually…
Can you go to work while doing the abortion? For how long must you rest before returning to work?
It is best to take Misoprostol on the weekends or when you can rest for a bit.
I took the first dose of Misoprostol and started bleeding. Should I take the next doses?
Yes, you must take the next doses, despite the blood loss. Scientific research…
How much and what colour is the blood loss?
The general rule is that fresh blood is red and old blood is brown. While…
Can you see the products of the abortion (placenta, embryo, blood) and what should you do with them?
Most of the time women can see blood and tissue in their sanitary napkin or in…
What are the side effects of Misoprostol?
The medical abortion normally causes side effects such as pain and cramping, as…
I've used Misoprostol a few days ago and I'm still in a lot of pain. Is this normal?
If the treatment was successful, you should no longer have any pain, just blood…
I've used Misoprostol but the pregnancy test is still positive. What should I do?
Sometimes, pregnancy test are still positive 3 or 4 weeks after the abortion
What is a complete, successful abortion and how do you know you've had one?
A complete abortion means that the body has expelled all the products of…
How do you know if you have complications and what should you do?
If performed in the first 10 weeks, a medical abortion carries a very small…
How do you know if you have a post-abortion infection?
Infections following medical abortions are very rare. If you feel weakness
How do you know if you have an incomplete abortion?
An incomplete abortion is an abortion that has only been partially successful.
What is a curettage/vacuum aspiration and is it necessary after medical abortion?
Vacuum aspiration (MVA)is a surgical intervention to remove the contents of the…
Can Misoprostol be detected in a blood test?
Misoprostol disappears from the blood after 12 hours, and it does not show up…
How do you know if you have a continuing pregnancy?
Continuing pregnancy is a pregnancy that continues to develop even after the…
What are the chances that the fetus will be malformed if you have an ongoing pregnancy?
If you have an ongoing pregnancy after using Misoprostol, the risk of having a…
Do you need to have an ultrasound after doing a medical abortion?
If you do not have symptoms of a complication, it is not necessary to have an…
Do you require psychological counseling after you have had an abortion?
Most women do not need any psychological help after an abortion. Feelings of…
What are the risks?
Many illegal abortions are unsafe and are carried out without proper…
How long will it take before Misoprostol will have effect and for how long will symptoms (bellyache, nausea, blood loss etc.) last?
In most cases Misoprostol will have an effect within 4 hours and you will start…
I used Misoprostol, there was some blood loss but not that much, has the abortion been successful?
It is very difficult to determine whether an abortion has been successful and…
I used Misoprostol; bleeding is like during menstruation. Should I go to the hospital?
You do not have to go to a hospital, but you should get an ultrasound or do a…
Can you get pregnant again immediately after using Misoprostol?
Yes. You must immediately start taking precautions. For contraceptive methods…
Does medical abortion increase the risk of breast cancer?
No, having an induced abortion does not increase a woman’s chance of developing…
How long must you wait before starting to have sexual intercourse again after the abortion?
It is best to wait 4-7 days after taking the Misoprostol to have sexual…
Is a medical abortion dangerous?
Medical abortions performed in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy have a very low…
Will you be able to get pregnant and have children after a medical abortion?
A medical abortion does not affect your ability to conceive or bear a child in…
When can you get pregnant again after having a medical abortion?
Although it may be several weeks after your abortion before you get your…
How can you prevent a future unwanted pregnancy?
About 85% of sexually active women who do not use contraceptives become…
Where can I buy the abortion pill (RU 486, mifepristone, mifeprex, mifegyne, Zacafemyl)?
RU 486 (the abortion pill, Mifepristone, Mifegyne, Mifeprex, Zacafemyl)) is…
Do I have an infection?
Do I have an infection? A fever could indicate that you have an infection. If…
I've tried Misoprostol but had no or very little blood loss. Did the treatment work?
If you still do not bleed and you are positive that you were pregnant, then you…