Safe Abortions in South Africa

Terminating your pregnancy (abortion) is your legal right. Medical Heed South Africa offers safe abortions for unwanted pregnancies for up to 20 weeks. Our nurses and doctors are accredited professionals and experts in reproductive healthcare. Our work is strictly governed by the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act (amended 2008) and we adhere to World Health Organisation

Safe Abortions: Procedures

Marie Stopes South Africa offers two types of safe abortion procedures:

  • Medical Heed Medical Process (often called the safe abortion pill)
  • Medical Heed Procedure (a minor same-day surgical procedure)

We know that an unplanned pregnancy can be stressful and that abortions raise a lot of questions. We’ve tried to answer as many of them below in our Frequently Asked Questions section but if there’s something we missed give us a call on 0721507062 or ask us a question.