Abortion

How much does an abortion cost?

If you have a Medicare card, some of the costs of an abortion will be covered by Medicare. There is however an out of pocket cost as with most...

Are there long term side effects of a surgical abortion?

There are risks associated with all surgical procedures, however, early abortion (less than 12 weeks) is one of the safest procedures carried out in h...

Can I have a non-surgical abortion?

Non-surgical abortion is available for early pregnancies. At your appointment the doctor will conduct an ultrasound to confirm how far pregnant you ar...

Is an abortion covered by Medicare?

Yes it is. However, the cost is not covered in full so there will be a booking fee to you which is payable on the day. You will need to brin...

Do I have to have anaesthetic to have an abortion?

Whether or not you require anaesthetic is based on which type of abortion you decide to have; surgical or non-surgical.

Surgical abortion i...

Is abortion legal in Australia?

Lawful abortion can be accessed throughout Australia, although legislation varies from state to state. If you are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy ...

How long will I need to take off work after having an abortion?

The amount of time you take off from work is entirely up to you. If you have a physically demanding job you may want to take a few days off. A lot of ...

Can I go home the same day after having an abortion?

Yes regardless of whether you choose a medical or a surgical abortion, you can go home the same day. If you choose a non-surgical abortion you are...

How long do I have to stay at the clinic after having a non-surgical abortion?

If you have decided to have the non-surgical abortion, the appointment process occurs in two stages. The initial consultation at the clinic will gener...

What do I need to bring to my surgical abortion appointment?

Depending on a few factors you will be at the Dr Marie clinic for approximately 4 hours. We ask that you please wear comfortable separate top and bott...