Abortion clinic in Heidelberg
Women’s Clinic +27638167664 terminate a pregnancy using Abortion Pills or Surgical Abortions at our private abortion clinic at The Abortions Clinic in Heidelberg, South Africa. Are you considering an abortion? Get in touch with our medical team for pre-abortion counseling to help you understand your options.
When you’re faced with an unwanted pregnancy, it can quickly feel like the world is falling in around you. “How will I cope?”, “What will people say?”, “I can’t afford a child”… often the people around you will have strong opinions about what you should do (if you’ve even been able to tell them). Those opinions can be difficult to handle when you’re already feeling scared and under pressure to make a decision. If you speak to an abortion clinic, you may find yourself being rushed to make a decision about abortion/termination.
The pill also allows a woman to have an abortion in the comfort and privacy of their own home.
The way that Mifepristone works – is by blocking the hormone progesterone, a hormone naturally needed by the body to maintain an early pregnancy. It causes an early pregnancy to stop growing and detach from the uterine wall.
Q: Do I Qualify for Medical Abortion with the Abortion Pills
In order to have a medical abortion by using the Abortion Pill – Mifegymiso, you must be no more than 63 days from the first day of your last menstrual period. We will do an ultrasound in our clinic to confirm that you are early enough into pregnancy to take the Abortion Pill. We also will review your medical history to be sure you medically qualify for an abortion with the Abortion Pill, Mifegymiso. You must speak and read English well.
A medical abortion involves taking two pills: the first medication is called mifepristone. It stops the pregnancy from growing by blocking the hormone progesterone and causes the pregnancy to separate from the wall of the womb. The second medication is called misoprostol. This causes the cervix (neck of the womb) to soften and open and the womb to contract so that the pregnancy passes through the vagina.
What are the side effects?
After a medical abortion, it is completely normal to experience some cramping and bleeding.
Some women may also experience:
- Nausea or vomiting
- Fever/chills, temporary flushes, or sweats
If you are sick within one hour of taking the first pill (mifepristone), you will need to take another for it to be effective. You should let us know as soon as possible if you have been sick after taking the tablet.