For information about contraception, pregnancy options and sexual health in Victoria

Are you considering abortion?

Finding out you are pregnant is different for everyone. Some women may need more information and support before they feel confident to make the decision that is right for them.

This may include:

Women deciding whether to have an abortion consider many of the same factors as women contemplating motherhood, including:

 

Accessing an abortion

Availability 

Abortion can be legally accessed in Victoria up to 24 weeks gestation, and in certain circumstances beyond this.
There are a very limited number of services that provide abortions after 12 weeks. It’s important to know that the longer the pregnancy progresses, the more difficult and expensive it can be to access abortion services. You can call 1800 My Options 1800 696 784 no matter how many weeks pregnant you are, to receive impartial and trustworthy information.
You can calculate your gestation (how many weeks pregnant you are) using the calculator. 

Gestation Calendar

Date Last Period:

 

Estimated Gestation Now:

What do I need to do?

If you want to have an abortion, you will need to:

1. Confirm your pregnancy

2. Talk to a health professional

3. Find an abortion service that suits your needs.

4. Find an abortion service

5. Follow up care

Find out more about getting an abortion.

 

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