Marie Stopes clinic: Legal abortion clinics in East London
The prospect of having a baby when you weren’t planning to can be terrifying – especially if you don’t know all the options available to you.
Fortunately, you have a number of choices, and the Marie Stopes abortion clinics in East London can help. If you’re 20 weeks pregnant or less, a termination is one of your options.
Learn more about abortions at the Marie Stopes clinic in East London.
There are other abortion clinics in East London. Why choose Marie Stopes?
Great question. At Marie Stopes, you’re assured of receiving professional, confidential care provided by qualified doctors and nurses. Our centres are registered with the Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA), which means we’re legally permitted to perform abortions.
Yes – abortions are legal in South Africa (up to 20 weeks into a pregnancy). But you still find plenty of illegal abortion providers offering their services on flyers and the internet. These individuals are not real doctors and have no formal training. Their methods are often extremely dangerous, and could leave you seriously injured or ill. In the worst cases, women have been known to die from illegal terminations, and this is still a very real and common occurrence in South Africa.
Bottom line: NEVER use an illegal abortion provider. Yes, they might be ‘cheap’ (and even if they tell you that they are ‘pain free’, it’s not true). But you could pay for it with your life.
Marie Stopes clinic East London: Providing safe, no-judgement abortions
The Marie Stopes centres in South Africa have been offering their services for more than 20 years. We’re staffed by highly knowledgeable and caring individuals who’ll provide the highest levels of care, and will never divulge your details.
If you’re considering having an abortion, come in and see us. We’re situated at 14 St Matthews Road in Belgravia, opposite the Damelin College, and we’re open from Mondays to Saturdays.
View Our Safe Abortion Guide
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Marie Stopes has 14 centres across South Africa, to make an appointment for a safe abortion book online or call us on 0800 11 77 85.
Other centres that offer safe abortion
East London Nearest Center AddressMarie Stopes East London Clinic – 14 St Matthews Rd, East London, 5201
East London Nearest Center Hours
Monday – Friday: 08h30-16h30
Please call us on 0800 11 77 85 to confirm your local centre’s Saturday schedule.
Sundays and Public Holidays: Closed