Ending a Pregnancy

If you have an intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD), you will need to have it removed before you have a medical abortion.

Surgical abortions, particularly those in the early stages of pregnancy, are outpatient procedures that seldom require an overnight stay at the clinic or hospital. Patients, however, are still advised to rest for a few days after the operation to allow the body to fully recover. Other post-operative care instructions include:

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The role of a counsellor is to provide you with unbiased information that will help you make a decision that is right for you. They shouldn’t make any judgements or try to tell you what to do. Some organisations may try to encourage you to not to have an abortion, so before you have counselling, it’s a good idea to ask first what their position is about abortion.

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In most states and territories, it is illegal to protest within 150m of a clinic or service that provides abortions.

Abortions can be performed as early as an intrauterine pregnancy can be identified by ultrasound, which is during the first trimester or usually 4-5 weeks after your last menstrual period (LMP). Use our Pregnancy Calculator to find the number of weeks and days you are.

Many people experience mild abdominal pain, similar to period pain. Here are some tips to help ease pain and discomfort after a medical or surgical abortion:

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An abortion (also known as termination) is the medical process of ending a pregnancy, so it does not result in the birth of a baby.

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Following a medical abortion, you may have up to 6 weeks of bleeding. After a surgical termination, it usually stops sooner, after about 2 weeks. It is normal for bleeding to stop and start. Some people have very little bleeding.

Medical abortion is a 2-stage process.

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Apart from the cost of the actual procedure, consider that you may need to travel to get an abortion. Abortion services are not easily to access in rural and remote areas.

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When a pregnant woman’s pregnancy ends on its own, this is called a miscarriage. It’s also known as a spontaneous abortion. When a woman chooses to end her pregnancy, it is called an induced abortion. There are two reasons why a woman would choose to end a pregnancy. One is for therapeutic reasons. This is done because the woman has a health condition in which pregnancy threatens her life. The other is called an elective abortion. This is done because a woman chooses to end a pregnancy for non-medical reasons.

Your healthcare provider will give you information about looking after yourself after an abortion.

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An abortion (also known as termination) is the process of ending a pregnancy, so it does not result in the birth of a baby.

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Depending on how many weeks you have been pregnant, a pregnancy can be ended by taking a special type of medicine that your doctor, nurse or midwife prescribes or by having a surgical procedure.

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Australia has safe and supportive abortion and family planning clinics that can provide reliable advice.

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What happens after an abortion procedure?

The procedure for a medical abortion happens in 2 stages. First you will be given a pill called mifepristone (RU486) to take straight away. Then you go home and have 4 more pills called misoprostol. You take these 36 hours to 48 hours after taking the mifepristone. It’s important you take these pills as instructed.

Depending on your circumstance and the law in your state or territory, you may need to travel interstate to have an abortion.

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You should get your first menstrual period 4 to 8 weeks after your treatment; however some contraceptive methods may change this.

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Surgical abortion in Singapore is done while the patient is under general anaesthesia, rendering her completely unconscious or asleep for the whole duration of the abortion surgery.

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