The more you know about your pregnancy and your options, the more you are likely to feel in control. The information given here is based on The Pregnancy Book, which your midwife should give you at your first appointment.
Before you are pregnant
Your pregnancy and labour
You and your baby
General pregnancy topics
An abortion is the medical process of ending a pregnancy so it doesn't result in the birth of a baby.
It's also sometimes known as a termination.
The pregnancy is ended either by taking medications or having a minor surgical procedure.
One in three women will have an abortion in their lifetime.
If you want more information about abortion, please visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/abortion/
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Or for more information about the abortion clinic, please visit https://www.mariestopes.org.uk/.