Posted by: Lexi | 2010/04/23

Info Needed

Could you please advise what the limit - week wise - is to get an abortion is in South Africa - I am getting different answers. I am over twenty weeks but when I went to the clinic at 19 weeks they said it was to late but others are saying private clinics do the proceedure later - do youknow who I can call to find out. I am desperate now.


Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageCyberDoc


Unfortunately, the legal cut off date, is twenty weeks. State hospitals prefer to do an abortion before sixteen weeks of pregnancy. Some private clinics will do abortions up to 20 weeks. If you are over twenty weeks, it is not legal to have an abortion.


Dr Anrich Burger

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Our users say:
Posted by: K8 | 2010/04/23

hi lexi my friend had the same problem its is 19weeks clinics that do it there after are illigal. what i would suggest if it is to late to give the baby up for adoption.

Reply to K8

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.