Category Archive : Abortion

Safe, accessible medical abortion  Women’s control over their own bodies and reproduction is a fundamental prerequisite to the achievement of sexual and reproductive health and rights. A woman’s ability to terminate an unwanted pregnancy has been seen as the exercise of her reproductive rights. This study reports on interviews with 15 women in rural South […]

From start to finish, the abortion should take around two days to be complete. Starting from the time you take the second pill, it usually takes up to six hours for the abortion to be completed, Torres says. So the whole process should be about a few days, during which time you may expel big […]

Medication abortion works by stopping the progress of a pregnancy, then helping your body flush it out. The abortion pill is actually two separate medicines. The first is mifepristone, also known as the pill RU-486, which starts the process of safely terminating a pregnancy. “Mifepristone blocks the receptors for progesterone, which is the principal hormone […]

The abortion pill and the morning-after pill are two very different things. While the abortion pill makes a pregnancy stops growing, the morning-after pill and other types of emergency contraception prevent ovulation from occurring, Torres explains. If you’ve already ovulated, emergency contraception can’t do anything to stop you from getting pregnant. (The only exception is the copper […]

Facts About The Abortion Pill When people discuss abortion, they’re often talking about surgical abortion. As in, going into a doctor’s office, hospital, or clinic to terminate a pregnancy. But anyone who needs to end a pregnancy should know that, if they’re 10 or fewer weeks along, they have another option: the abortion pill, (medical abortion). […]

What To Do When You Need To Get An Abortion Sometimes, we can get ourselves into trouble whilst traveling. Things can happen that we most certainly didn’t plan and then we need help. Becoming pregnant whilst traveling isn’t on everyone’s bucket list. It wasn’t on mine and still isn’t…but I’ve been there. It happened to […]

Towards safe abortion access: an exploratory study of medical abortion in Cambodia. In 2010, following its approval by the Ministry of Health, the medical abortion combination pack Medabon (containing mifepristone and misoprostol) was made available at pharmacies and in a restricted number of health facilities in Cambodia. The qualitative study presented in this paper was […]

20 May, 2019 | Renah | No Comments


Abortion Abortion is a common and safe procedure used to end a pregnancy. The earlier in pregnancy you make your decision and speak to a doctor about it, the easier it is to termination. In SA you can have services for any pregnancy that is less than 12 weeks. If you have been pregnant for less […]

ABORTION WITH STERILISATION Laparoscopic sterilisation is available to clients who are medically suitable and whose pregnancy is less than 14 weeks.  Please contact us for more information. You may wish to consider having either procedure at the time of your abortion if you have decided your family is complete or if you are on a […]

ABORTION AFTERCARE Discharge from the Clinic You may bleed heavily following the second visit, usually for 2 – 3 days and you may even pass some clots. This is quite normal. After this time, the bleeding will reduce but you could bleed on and off for 3 – 4 weeks. If you have any concerns […]

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