How many weeks into your pregnancy can you do a medical abortion?


You can do a medical abortion at home until the 12th week of your pregnancy.

More scientific information:

Medical abortion has been shown to be effective through the first trimester (12 weeks) and has been successfully used during the second trimester.13  In 2004, “The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists evidence-based clinical guidelines stated that the medical regimen using Mifepristone in combination with Misoprostol would be a safe and effective alternative to surgery for women undergoing abortion at 9-13 weeks’ gestation.20

Medical abortion  in the second trimester can be carried out in a health centre or hospital. 4