The Abortion Pill (Medication Abortion)
This may be a good option for you if you are between 5 weeks and 9 weeks pregnant. After 9 weeks, you’ll need a surgical in-clinic abortion. This method works using two pills. abortion pill) will be taken first. Then another pill needs to be taken 6-48 hours afterward. It will cause cramping and bleeding as it empties your uterus.
A Minor Same-Day Surgical Procedure (Procedure Abortion)
Surgical abortion is recommended if you’re in your first trimester (when you’re up to 14 weeks pregnant) as it is safer during this period. It can, however, also be suitable if you’re in your second trimester (when you’re up to 20 weeks pregnant) although this surgery is more complicated. Lucky Women’s Clinic offers safe abortions for unwanted pregnancies for up to 20 weeks
Book an Appointment
You can contact Lucky Women’s Clinic at this number: +27 714 683 717 or book an appointment at your nearest centre here online by filling out your details (which will be kept confidential).
Having access to safe, legal abortions will help women take control of their sexual and reproductive health. Dr Lucky Women’s Clinic South Africa and Blue Ribbon are running the #MyBodyMyChoice campaign to empower women with accurate information and resources on safe abortions. Let’s move towards a South Africa where all women can proudly say “I am in control of my body!”