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What is abortion self-care?

Abortion self-care is the process of taking pills to end a pregnancy without direct supervision of a health-care provider. This is also commonly referred to as self-managed abortion. An ‘abortion with pills’ is also referred to as a medication abortion. A medication abortion can be done as a ‘self-managed abortion’ or with the support of a health-care provider, depending on a woman’s preference.


– WHO consolidated guideline on self-care interventions for health: Sexual and reproductive health and rights. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2019

What if I have a question about safe abortion that is not answered on this website?

There are several web-based sources for accurate medication abortion information. If you do not find the answer to your medication abortion question on this website, try the FAQ page on one of these websites: