Marie Stopes Durban: safe abortion services
The Marie Stopes centres in Durban and other parts of South Africa are a safe haven for women, offering legal abortions up to 20 weeks into a pregnancy. All our services are provided in total privacy and without judgement or criticism.
If you’re considering having an abortion, you can turn to Marie Stopes for personalised, caring advice and the highest level of treatment.
How do your abortion services differ from those I’ve seen advertised in my neighbourhood?
Usually, abortion services that you see advertised on flyers around your neighbourhood are illegal services. They’re provided by people who are not qualified doctors, and/or aren’t legally authorised to provide terminations. Using their services could result in serious illness, permanent damage to your reproductive system or, in extreme cases, even death.
Remember: abortion is legal in South Africa, so there is no reason to ever visit an illegal service provider. If you have passed the 20-week mark, there are other options available to you, which we’ll talk you through and help you to understand.
Read more about Marie Stopes’ safe, legal abortion services.
Marie Stopes: serving South African women since 1993
For more than 20 years, we’ve helped pregnant women in South Africa to make healthy, smart decisions about their lives and the lives of their families. Our services empower women to take charge of their bodies, be it through safe abortions, contraception or well-woman check-ups and care.
Whatever your sexual healthcare need or concern, we’re here to help. All our doctors and nurses are trained to provide excellent care, and our services are offered in a clean, caring and 100% confidential environment.
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
Durban Center Address36 Botanic Gardens Road, Berea 4001,Durban, Musgrave opposite DUT Technicon, opposite the Steve Biko campus.
Durban 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