‘Simpler and safer’: Medical abortion becomes legal in Lithuania

Goda Malinauskaitė, LRT TV, LRT.lt
january 2, 2023

Medical abortion becomes legal in Lithuania as of January. Women wishing to terminate pregnancy medically will be able to do so until the ninth week of pregnancy.

Those opting for medical abortion will first need to consult with an obstetrician-gynaecologist.

“First, the doctor must provide all the information related to the procedure. If the patient decides to terminate the pregnancy medically, the doctor prescribes a prescription medicine,” Inga Cechanovičienė, a spokesperson for the Health Ministry, told LRT TV.

Continued: https://www.lrt.lt/en/news-in-english/19/1857115/simpler-and-safer-medical-abortion-becomes-legal-in-lithuania