Abortion Access Info – PEI

ABORTION INFORMATION
Abortion Information PEI Downloadable PDF

If you are thinking of terminating your pregnancy, here is the information you will need.

The Canada Health Act states that everyone in Canada should have access to necessary health services, including abortion. Abortion is a safe and legal service.

The Province of Prince Edward Island will pay for abortions done at a hospital but not at a private clinic.

There are no abortion facilities on PEI. Island women usually travel to the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, or the Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
The Termination of Pregnancy Unit (902) 473-7072

The Morgentaler Clinic Fredericton, NB
http://www.morgentalernb.ca/index.html (506) 451-9060

PEI Doctor Referral
Some doctors in PEI may refuse to provide a referral. The Morgentaler Clinic or the Termination of Pregnancy Unit will provide the name of an Island doctor who is willing to provide a referral.

Ask questions as early as you can.
For more information, please contact peiabortionrights *at* gmail *dot* com. This notice is from the PEI Ad Hoc Abortion Rights Committee.

1 Comment

  1. [...] There are currently no restrictions on abortion in Canada, and it is covered by provincial health care. Section 223 of our Criminal Code asserts that a fetus becomes a “human being … when it has completely proceeded, in a living state, from the body of its mother.” However, access remains limited to women in rural areas and in the entire province of Prince Edward Island, where no abortion facilities exist. [...]

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