At this clinic we understand how difficult this decision must have been for you. We are non-judgemental and we believe in the woman's right to choose whether to have an induced abortion or to continue with her pregnancy. The Parkway Women & Fertility Clinic provides legal, personalised and confidential abortion services from the very early pregnancy that can be seen by ultra sound till up to 24 weeks gestation as an outpatient procedure in a comfortable setting.
Our nursing and counseling staff are caring and competent and patients are fully informed on what to expect, possible risks and options available.
Safety is our top priority and we take extra steps to provide an extra measure of safety for our patients. We also provide full contraceptive advice and procedures like IUD (Intra- Uterine Device), contraceptive implant and sterilization can be performed at the same time as the abortion. For more information, click on FAQ (frequently asked questions).
Our clinic terminates pregnancy up to 24 weeks.
A pre-abortion consultation and ultra sound scan and pap smear costs $150. The actual abortion fee varies from $900 and upwards (depending on size of pregnancy and type of anesthesia used). As an estimate you should be prepared to pay $1200 for an early abortion below 8 weeks pregnancy
Yes, we do provide the "Morning After Pill" (Emergency Contraception).
Currently, our doctor is male. However, female nursing staff are present throughout the examination, during and after your surgery.
Yes, there is no evidence that having an abortion has any effect on future pregnancies.
All of our services are completely confidential. Patient information is never released without the signature and authorization of the patient.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Because when anesthesia is administered, gag reflexes are temporarily suppressed. If food or liquid remain in the stomach, vomiting can occur resulting in choking.
Yes, the doctor is a specialist Ob-Gyn who is specifically approved by the MOH, Singapore to perform abortions.
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.
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.
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 .
No. Your partner does not need to know. Your services are completely confidential.
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
Driving or taking a bus after surgery is not advisable. We strongly recommend you be accompanied home in a taxi by an adult.
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.
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