Methotrexate and Misoprostol for Abortion
Abortions are available in B.C. and, for B.C. residents who have current coverage, are paid for by the Medical Services Plan. Several clinics, doctors, and hospitals throughout the province offer these services. Counselling about pregnancy options, the procedure itself, birth control, and other topics are available at most of the clinics and through either of these toll-free information lines:
- Pregnancy Options Line: 1-888-875-3163, or, from the Lower Mainland 604-875-3163. This service provides information, resources and referral for all abortion services, including counselling, available to B.C. residents.
- Facts of Life Line: 1-800-739-7367, or, from the Lower Mainland 604-731-7803. This service offers general sexual and reproductive health information, as well as referral to resources throughout B.C.
For more information, please visit the Options for Sexual Health and BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre websites.
Women may self-refer to any of the abortion clinics in B.C. or may call the Pregnancy Options Line for referral to a doctor in their area. For more information, talk to your health care provider or call one of the numbers above to discuss your individual circumstances and options.
Abortion is safest when done as early as possible in the pregnancy. In BC, Medical abortion which uses medication to cause the abortion can be done up to 7 weeks after the last menstrual period.