abortion clinic singpaore
abortion clinic singpaore
abortion clinic singpaore

Welcome to
Parkway Women & Fertility Clinic

Our mission is to empower women with knowledge, choice, and alternatives.

ABORTION Clinic Singapore FAQ

TEEN PREGNANCY - MUST MY PARENTS KNOW ?

NO. In Singapore by law parents do not require to be told of their daughter's abortion. However we recommend that you tell at least one of your parents and you may be surprised that after the intial shock they will have to come to terms and help you because ultimatly they love you.

Up to how many weeks do you terminate pregnancy (foetuses)?

Our clinic terminates pregnancy up to 16 weeks.

How much does it cost to have an abortion?

A pre-abortion counselling, ultra-sound examination, counselling and pap smear (to test for cervical cancer) are a mandatory package and no deductible are allowed. The actual procedure fee varies from S$1500.00 NETT upto 8 weeks and upwards (depending on the size of pregnancy & type of anaesthesia used).

SIZE OF PREGNANCY (BY ULTRASOUND)MEDISAVE CLAIMSFEETYPE OFF ANAESTHESIALOCAL ANAESTHESIA **
LESS THAN 8 WEEKSYES, UP TO S$900.00 (MAX)S$1500.00 (NETT)FULLY ASLEEP, MONITORED SEDATION^^^ Refer Below
8 WEEKS TO 10 WEEKSYES, UP TO S$900.00 (MAX)S$1800.00 (NETT)FULLY ASLEEP, MONITORED SEDATION
10 WEEKS TO 12 WEEKSYES, UP TO S$900.00 (MAX)S$2200.00FULLY ASLEEP, MONITORED SEDATIONNo
MORE THAN 12 WEEKSYES, UP TO S$1050.00 (MAX)S$2400.00 TO S$3500.00FULLY ASLEEP, MONITORED SEDATIONNo
*TERMS AND CONDITION APPLY*
**AWAKE DURING THE PROCEDURE WITH PAIN KILLER INJECTIONS. ONLY AVALIABLE
^^^FOR UP TO 8 WEEKS (S$1000.00 NETT) AND ** UP TO 10 WEEKS (S$1300.00 NETT)** SUITABLE FOR WOMEN WHO HAVE HAD VAGINAL CHILDBIRTH BEFORE. NOT FOR THE FAINT HEARTED**

Do you provide "Morning After Pill"?

Yes, we do provide the "Morning After Pill" (Emergency Contraception).

Do you have female doctor?

Currently, our doctor is male. However, female nursing staff are present throughout the examination, during and after your surgery.

Can I still get pregnant in the future after my abortion?

Yes, there is no evidence that having an abortion has any effect on future pregnancies.

Is everything confidential?

All of our services are completely confidential. Patient information is never released without the signature and authorization of the patient.

How long will I bleed after surgery?

In most cases the patient experiences bleeding for about a week after the abortion. However, some patients do not experience any bleeding and other patients have spotting or bleeding off and on. It is important that you return for your follow- up evaluation one week after your procedure.

When can I have sex after the surgery?

You should not have sex for two weeks after your procedure. When you return for your one week check up, the doctor will advise when you can resume sexual intercourse. This is because you are susceptible to infection.

How is the surgery performed?

The surgery is a simple procedure performed by aspiration (suction). This procedure is referred to as a D&C (Dilation and Curretage) and is chosen method to empty the contents of the uterus. The method takes about 2 to 5 minutes. If you are over 13 weeks pregnant, you will first have your uterus dilated with a sterile product made specifically for cervical dilation and return home. You will come back for the actual surgery on the next day. This procedure is referred to Mid-trimester Abortion.

Is Abortion painful?

You have a choice of local anesthesia (awake) or sedation anesthesia when you are in twilight sleep but conscious. If you wish to experience no pain at all, a general anesthesia can be arranged to be given by a qualified specialist anesthetist

How will I feel after my surgical abortion?

Most patients experience some cramping. Pain killers are provided for your home use. You may take a shower but do not douche, use tampons or have intercourse for two weeks. Avoid any products that contain aspirin as aspirin promote bleeding.

Can I return to work? Or Should I take off for a few days?

The majority of our patients return to work or classes the following day. Your counselor and medical staff will explain the DO's and DON'Ts after surgery

What must I do before the surgery?

You must not have any thing to eat or drink for a least 4 hours before the procedure. All nail polish must be removed and please do not wear any jewellery.

Why can't I eat before surgery?

Because when anesthesia is administered, gag reflexes are temporarily suppressed. If food or liquid remain in the stomach, vomiting can occur resulting in choking.

Is it a doctor who performs the abortion?

Yes, the doctor is a specialist Ob-Gyn who is specifically approved by the MOH, Singapore to perform abortions.

Is dangerous to have an abortion?

The procedure is safe. Fewer risks exist with abortion than childbirth. The doctor performing the surgery is experienced and highly skilled. Our staff is trained to offer the highest standard of medical care available.

Do you provide me with birth control?

Yes. We offer birth control (contraception) to our patients immediately after pregnancy termination. Your doctor will evaluate your needs and assist you with the appropriate contraceptive method.

Is there a minimum age? Do I need parents consent?

There is no minimum age and parent's consent is not legally required. However girls under 16 years of age need to have counseling at the Institute of Health before having the pregnancy terminated. All abortions performed in Singapore come under the Regulations of the Ministry of Health (MOH) .The Termination of Pregnancy Act requires mandatory counseling for some Singapore Citizens .

Does my partner need to know?

No. Your partner does not need to know. Your services are completely confidential.

How will I feel emotionally after the abortion?

It is our experience that the majority of our patients are relieved after the procedure. However every patient is unique. If a person is feeling anger, regret or guilt for an extended period of time, she may want to consider professional counseling. We understand this has been a difficult decision and we remain sensitive to their feelings. We are pleased to offer a safe solution for undesired or problematic pregnancies. We have done so for more than fifteen years to vast numbers of women of various ages and lifestyles

Can I drive or take bus home after the procedure?

Driving or taking a bus after surgery is not advisable. We strongly recommend you be accompanied home in a taxi by an adult.

When will I get my next menses?

In most cases next menses begins 4-6 weeks after the abortion .It is important to return for your 1 week follow up check to monitor your recovery.If you do not get your period after 8 weeks, please call us.