We provide immediate, safe and compassionate abortion services at all of our 11 clinics around Vietnam. The right procedure for you depends on your preference and the stage of your pregnancy.
Marie Stopes International Vietnam provides both surgical and medical abortion. The right procedure for you depends on your preference and the stage of your pregnancy. At your appointment the doctor will conduct an ultrasound to confirm how far pregnant you are and discuss the options available to you.
What is the difference between medical and surgical abortion?
High success rate1 (93–98%)
High success rate1 (95–100%)
Surgical instruments are not used
Surgical instruments used on cervix and uterus
Oral analgesic may be used to manage pain
Manage pain by local anesthetic
Medications cause a process similar to a miscarriage
A clinician performs the procedure
Termination of pregnancy takes hours after the second medication
Termination is completed in 5-10 minutes although there may be recovery time
Requires a follow-up visit to the centre
Takes one visit but time in the centre is longer
Only used in early pregnancy
Can be used at varying gestations
Pain can be mild to severe.May be managed with pain relief. Bleeding may be heavy or prolonged
Pain and bleeding are usually less
Click on the link inside to see more information about medical abortion and surgical abortion service in MSI Clinics in Vietnam or contact our administration team for more support.
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2. WHO. Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems 2nd Edition 2012; 40-45
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