This pamphlet explains the differences between medical and procedural abortions. How each type of abortion works, and the advantages and disadvantages of each type are listed. Who to contact for further information is included.
Instructions for after your abortion are given, including a list of activities to avoid for 24 hours (1 day). A list of symptoms that require medical attention is provided. Information on preventing infection, what to expect after you go home, and who to contact if you have questions is given. A link to a feedback survey and contact information for free counselling is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2109, "Après votre intervention", is also available.
Condoms are birth control devices that prevent semen (the fluid that contains sperm) from entering a vagina or anus. When semen is released inside a vagina, it may reach an egg and fertilize it, causing pregnancy. Condoms also help prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, if used properly. There are 2 types of condoms: internal (worn on the inside of the vagina or anus) and external (worn on the outside of an erect penis). This pamphlet explains what internal…
This pamphlet explains what a medical abortion is, who can get a medical abortion, what happens during a medical abortion, and possible risks and side effects. Instructions for taking the medication Mifegymiso to cause a medical abortion, and who to contact for further information are included. The French version of this pamphlet 1861, "Avortement par médicaments", is also available.
This pamphlet explains how to take the medication Mifegymiso to cause an abortion. It lists the supplies you will need, how to take the medications, and symptoms that require you to call the Nova Scotia Choice Clinic Nursing Line. Information about sex and birth control after taking Mifegymiso, and follow-up care is provided. The French version of this pamphlet 1886, "Directives pour un avortement par médicaments (Mifegymiso)," is also available.
This pamphlet explains what a procedural abortion is, who can get a procedural abortion, what happens during a procedural abortion, and possible risks. What to expect after you go home and who to contact for further information is included. The French version of this pamphlet 1862, "Avortement par instruments", is also available.
A tubal ligation is a permanent form of birth control. It is commonly called "having your tubes tied". Topics include how a tubal ligation is done, how well it works, and a list of pros and cons of the procedure.