40% of pregnancies worldwide are unplanned . 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.
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Learn more about how to have an abortion with pills or an in-clinic abortion. safe2choose counselors can guide you through all these options and connect you to local support and resources.
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.
By Jocelyn MacRae Sharing your abortion story can be difficult because of the stigma surrounding this topic. If you live in a country or are part of a community where it isn’t spoken about, it can create a sense of isolation and heaviness. Yet, sharing your experience can be a beautiful form of self-expression and
Abortion is an essential health-care intervention that can be executed via medication or a surgical procedure. A medical abortion, which is an abortion that utilizes medication, can be conducted safely at home by the pregnant person. It does not necessarily require access to a health-care facility and only involves administration of high-quality medication. When done
What is Self-Care and Why Practice it? If you are thinking about getting an abortion, self-care needs to be on the top of your agenda. This means staying healthy, preventing illness, and if you do get sick, coping with it successfully – with or without a health-care professional. Self-care regarding abortion is not just about
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 managed with the right support. 
Which abortion option is right for me?
Abortion options available to you will depend on your gestational age. Calculate how far along you are in your pregnancy using our Pregnancy calculator, and then you can decide the most appropriate method. You will also need to consider your country’s legislation and availability of this method, your budget and your personal preferences. Visit our Abortion with pills vs. Manual vacuum aspiration abortion page or our Surgical abortion page to learn more about these methods.
Regardless of the method, a safe abortion will not impact your future fertility, and you can get pregnant again. 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. 
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.