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UK sources of information and / or support

CARE Confidential

For free, confidential advice if facing an unplanned pregnancy or dealing with post abortion concerns.


Provide a nationwide care service for pregnant women, unsupported mothers, women with problems relating to pregnancy, fertility or infertility, or suffering from the effects of abortion.

Lifeline Pregnancy Counselling and Care

Based in Edinburgh, they provide a specialist support service which aims to help people who have concerns about pregnancy, infertility, miscarriage or termination.

Abortion information

From Marie Stopes International a leading provider of sexual and reproductive healthcare services.


Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

See also the Patient UK contraception page of links, medical ethics page of links, and pregnancy page of links

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
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