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 a pregnancy in one of the private clinics.

Do you live in Portugal and need help?

Since 2007, terminating a pregnancy by choice, until ten weeks of gestation, has become a right for all women residing in Portugal (Portuguese or foreign, even without the proof of residence permit or document certifying that they are residing in Portugal for more than ninety days).  

Here you can find the contacts where you should go:

- Gynecology and Obstetrics Service at the Hospital closest to your area of residence.

- Health Center where you are registered or Health Center closest to your area of Residence

You can find more information on Portuguese abortion law here:

Global abortion policies database:

O aborto é permitido em Portugal:

- Por solicitação de mulheres até 10 semanas (LMP)

- Por doença materna grave até 12 semanas

- Após estupro até 16 semanas

- Por motivos fetais até 24 semanas

- Para proteger a vida materna sem limites


Neste link poderá encontrar informações importantes sobre I.V.G. em Portugal:

If you need help, try one of the following contacts:

Associação Médicos Pela Escolha - MpE
Morada: Apartado 23344 / 1171-801 Lisboa / Portugal
Telefone: + 351 962 201 809

Associação para o Planeamento da Família – APF
Morada: Rua da Artilharia Um, n.º 38, 2° Dto /1250-040 Lisboa / Portugal
Telefone: (+351) 21 385 39 93
Fax: (+351) 21 388 73 79
Linha Opções – 707 2002 49 (Horário: segunda a sexta-feira, das 12h às 20h)

Direcção Geral de Saúde –
Linha Saúde 24 (Ministério da Saúde) - 808 24 24 24

Clínica dos Arcos
Morada: Rua da Mãe de Água, nº 15A / 1250-154 Lisboa / Portugal
Telefone: (+351) 21 322 0000


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