Unplanned pregnancy

What are your options?

 

Go through with the pregnancy

Adoption

Contact the Department of Social Development to take the necessary steps and get support:

  • Dial 1-866-426-5191;
  • Choose option 2 for service in French (option 1 for service in English);
  • Choose option 3 for the services (other than financial services) available to pregnant women or new mothers (includes adoption services).

Useful link:

 

If you’re unsure, call your nearest Family Planning Clinic. The clinic’s staff will give you the support you need to make a decision.

Acadie-Bathurst

  • Family Planning Clinic, Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst: 506-544-4150

Beauséjour

  • Family Planning Clinic, Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre: 506-869-2770


Abortion

Surgical abortions

In New Brunswick, three hospitals perform surgical abortions up to 13 weeks and six days of pregnancy. Call any of these abortion clinics directly for an appointment.

You don’t need to go through your doctor.

It’s free for women with a valid New Brunswick Medicare card.

  • Family Planning Clinic, Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst: 506-544-4150
  • Family Planning Clinic, Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre: 506-869-2770
  • Family Planning Clinic, Moncton Hospital: 1-844-806-9205

A private clinic in New Brunswick performs abortions up to 16 weeks of pregnancy; however, fees apply:

  • Clinic 554 in Fredericton (up to 16 weeks): 1-855-978-5434

http://www.clinic554.ca/

 

After 16 weeks of pregnancy, some clinics elsewhere in Canada offer surgical abortions. Please check the list posted at the link below:


Non-surgical abortions

A medication, Mifegymiso, can be prescribed to terminate a pregnancy up to nine weeks.

It’s free for women with a valid New Brunswick Medicare card.

  • Family Planning Clinic, Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst: 506-544-4150
  • Family Planning Clinic, Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre: 506-869-2770
  • Family Planning Clinic, Moncton Hospital: 1-844-808-9205
  • Clinic 554 in Fredericton (private clinic): 1-855-978-5434 (http://www.clinic554.ca/)

 

Some doctors and nurse practitioners can also prescribe this medication.

For further information: