Medical and Surgical Abortion

The following links will take you to general information about medical and surgical abortion, and where to find services.


Myths and Facts about Abortion

Better Health Channel provides accurate information that focuses on the safety, commonality and legality of abortion in Victorian public and private healthcare settings.

Medical Abortion Information

Better Health Channel provides information about the medical abortion procedure, including details about what to expect during and after the procedure, follow-up steps, advantages, disadvantages, possible side effects and complications.

Surgical Abortion Information

Better Health Channel provides information about the surgical abortion procedure, including what to expect after the procedure, possible complications, and follow-up steps.

Abortion Services Search

1800 My Options maintains a database of sexual and reproductive health services across Victoria, including abortion services. The link provided will take you directly to the 1800 My Options website, where you can filter your search to find suitable services. Please note: this website does not list all providers so it is worth calling 1800 My Options to obtain a full list of services available in your area. Phone: 1800 696 784

Abortion Services List

Better Health Channel lists abortion services in Victoria, focusing on services available in metropolitan Melbourne but also including some rural and regional services and tele-medicine options.

MS Health Patient Brochure

This MS Health brochure gives patients guidance and advice for before and after taking the MS-2 Step medication.