Unplanned Pregnancy

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    Pregnancy testing: Advice and counselling for unplanned pregnancies (including abortion services)

    What should I do?

    Get a test from a specialist nurse at one of our clinics or undertake your own test at home.

    Don’t delay get a test today! Get the test and the correct advice from people who know.

    The nurse will discuss your choices. It will be your decision.

    What is a pregnancy test?

    This is a test done on urine to look for hormones that are only produced when pregnant. A simple dip-stick will show if you are pregnant or not.

    Sometimes this test may have to be repeated with a sample of urine from first thing in the morning when urine is more concentrated.

    What are my options?

    • Continue the pregnancy – keep the baby and or - have the baby adopted
    • Decide to end this pregnancy by abortion.

    When do I decide?

    Our nurses can help you by explaining your choices.

    Alternatively you can book directly into abortion services – contact our single point of access for details.

    You can take time to decide unless your pregnancy is advanced and you want an abortion then referral should be made quickly. You can always make another appointment to see the nurse again if you are not sure.

    Who has to know?

    No one at this stage. You decide who your information is shared with.

    The nurse will explain as she talks to you.

    What happens next?

    If you are not pregnant you can access our service for various methods of contraception and you can make a choice.

    If you chose abortion you will be given an appointment for that service.

    For further information around unplanned pregnancy please visit the Sexwise website