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29 Apr 2003

Abortion Options
I need some information please.

Firstly the names and locations of possible Abortion Clinics in Pretoria if possible the average costs of these proceedures aswell.

Secondly I need to know if I had taken "ecstacy" not that much though I reckon about 5 pills in the last month, if and what effect that might have had on the embryo. I weren't aware of my pregnancy, I skipped one months periods and did a home pregnancy test that showed NEGATIVE then the next month my periods continued normally, thus making me believe everything is OK, then this month I skipped again whereafter I did the test again and showed POSTIVE I'll be going to a Gynaecologist soon to determine the age of the embryo I just need to know more or less what my options is...


Please assist me ASAP THIS IS URGENT
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

The effect of Ecstasy is not known. From what you have taken, it probably would not have a major effect on the pregnancy.
You can check in the phone book for Marie-Stopes clinic in your area. They charge about R800. You could also be referred to the state hospital closest to you which does abortions, or see a private gynaecologist.

Best wishes
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