How to identify an illegal abortion

What are the characteristics of online illegal or informal providers?  Please do check and be careful

  • They will only provide a cellphone number

    Picture taken in the Southern train in Cape Town
  • They will not provide a landline address
  • They will not advertise their physical address
  • They will not tell you about the methods they use
  • They will want you to pay cash up front and not have other payment methods
  • They will use medical abortion tablets, usually the same kind. For a medical abortion you need two different types of tablets taken at different times.
  • They will tell you to not come back but go to a government hospital if you have a problem
  • They will tell you that they can do the abortion up to 20 weeks 10 weeks after your last period or more.