What is abortion?

Abortion is when a pregnancy is ended so that it doesn't result in the birth of a child. Sometimes it is called 'termination of pregnancy'.Abortion at a clinic or licensed hospital

You can only have an abortion at a clinic or hospital licensed to perform abortions. You can contact the abortion clinic yourself. Or you can ask your GP to refer you to an abortion clinic or hospital.
Costs of abortion

If you live in the Turkey an abortion is free of charge. The costs are covered under the Exceptional Medical Expenses Act (abortion clinic) or by your health insurer (licensed hospital). If you do not live in the turkey you have to pay for the abortion yourself

Risks of abortion

Abortion is very safe, but all methods carry some risk. The risk is dependent on the stage of pregnancy at which the abortion is carried out as well as the procedure used.

The pre-existing health of the woman also impacts upon the risk. It's important that you give full information about your past and present health when deciding on the procedure.