Take a journey with Ada to discover her story. Like many people, she has just found out that she is pregnant, but she cannot afford to raise another child. She has decided to have an abortion. What will her options be, and what will she choose? Take a couple of minutes today to share her journey – click “Start” to begin…
What do you do?
You decide to:
You learn that there are two types of abortion available to you:
• An in-clinic procedure called a manual vacuum aspiration (MVA), which includes the use of a suction device to remove the pregnancy. This option is typically offered up to 13 weeks of gestation and takes about 10-15 minutes.
• A medical abortion, which involves taking pills to induce an abortion. This option is typically offered up to 12 to 13 weeks’ gestation and can be managed in clinic or at home.
They explain the two types of abortion available to you, which the safe2choose counsellors had also explained – medical abortion with pills and manual vacuum aspiration (MVA).
• A medical abortion, which involves taking pills to induce an abortion. This option is typically offered up to 13 weeks in-clinic or up to 12 weeks at home.
You’ve made the choice that best suits your needs and situation, and you’ve been supported to do so throughout the process. safe2choose.org and IPPF offer information, support and a range of options for person-centred and rights-based abortion care for everyone, regardless of their age, religion, nationality or social class.
safe2choose’s team of international counselors are here for support throughout the process at anytime.
IPPF offers quality and non-judgmental abortion care through static clinics, community-based care, remote counseling, and support for self-managed medical abortion.
For further information, please visit the following:
• safe2choose’s information on medical abortion and manual vacuum aspiration (MVA)
• IPPF’s short videos on medical abortion and manual vacuum aspiration (MVA)
• Brands of medical abortion available at country level – safe2choose information and MedAb.org
They explain two types of abortion available to you: