Safe Abortion Information – Get to Know More!

40% of pregnancies worldwide are unplanned [1]. Women around the world have unwanted pregnancies and for various reasons, may decide to have an abortion. All women, regardless of race, class, religion or geography deserve access to safe abortion.

We provide accurate information on safe abortion options.

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Whether you want to have an abortion or you have had an abortion, we are here to support you throughout the process and give you the care that you need and deserve to stay safe. Our counselors can support you remotely anytime and connect you to on-the-ground providers for your abortion with pills, your manual vacuum aspiration, your surgical abortion or your post-abortion care.

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The more you know about abortions, the more prepared you will be. Find out more about abortion legislation in your country, testimonials on abortion experiences from all over the world, and download medical resources to have a safe abortion.

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Here are the top 5 most asked questions about abortion.

If you have questions about the abortion pills, vacuum aspiration abortions, surgical abortion, or post-abortion care, you can take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section. In case you don’t find what you are looking for or need more information, please contact one of our multilingual trained counselors through the counseling page. We are here to support you by providing safe abortion information that suits your needs.

Are Abortions Safe?

Abortions are one of the safest medical procedures when the right protocols are followed in a safe environment. There is less than a 1% risk of having a medical complication, and complications are easily manageable. [2]


Am I Eligible for an Abortion?

There are different abortion methods adapted to your gestational age. First, you would need to calculate how far along you are in your pregnancy using our Pregnancy calculator, and then you can decide the most appropriate method. Many things are to be taken into consideration including your country’s legislation, your budget, your personal preferences, etc. You can visit our Abortion with pills vs. Manual Vacuum Aspiration Abortion page or our surgical abortion page to find out about the main difference between the methods and decide the best option for you.


How much does an Abortion Cost?

The price of an abortion varies greatly across regions. It is dependent mainly on which abortion methods are available in your country and which method you decide to pursue. We have detailed information on many countries, please check our Abortion Information Per Countries page and our Medical Abortion Pills Brands page to learn more about what is available to you.


Is an Abortion Painful?

Depending on the abortion method you choose, your experience will be different. An abortion with pills replicates heavy menstruation that can be managed with Ibuprofen. Manual vacuum aspiration abortion is generally done under local anesthesia. Read more about the difference on our page Abortion with pills vs. Manual Vacuum Aspiration Abortion to guide your choice.


Can I Get Pregnant Again After an Abortion?

Yes, a safe abortion, regardless of the method, will not impact your future fertility. Your next ovulation cycle can start as soon as 8 days after an abortion. It is important to start a contraceptive method if you don’t want to become pregnant again. Listen to your body, and decide what’s best for you. [3]


Which Method is Best for me ?

By understanding the technical differences between the different methods of safe abortion, you can make the best decision for yourself. You can read about the two main abortion methods below 13 weeks on the Abortion with pills vs. Manual Vacuum Aspiration Abortion page, and you can reach out to our counselors who will support your decision without judgement. [3]