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Marie Stopes Australia

Marie Stopes Australia is an independent, non-profit organisation dedicated to ensuring sexual and reproductive health services are equally accessible to all people living in Australia. They are the only national accredited provider of abortion, contraception and vasectomy services, and the country’s longest running provider of teleabortion.

Their holistic, client-centred approach empowers individuals to control their reproductive health safely, and with dignity, regardless of their circumstances. Through active partnerships with healthcare providers, researchers and communities, their models of care ensure the total wellbeing of their clients is supported at every stage.

Vision and mission

A world where everyone in Australia has access to quality reproductive healthcare where they need it, when they need it.

Children by choice, not chance.

How Marie Stopes Australia can help

Marie Stopes Australia is a national, independently accredited safe abortion, vasectomy and contraception provider helping women and men take control of their reproductive lives.

Marie Stopes' patients are supported by a specialised team of practitioners. They provide, at no added cost, access to support services, including pre-care, counselling, 24-hour aftercare, and interpreters – ensuring patients receive the best standard of care before, during and after their appointment with Marie Stopes Australia.

Helplines

  • Call the National Support Centre on 1300 003 707 Mon to Thurs 7am to 7pm, Fri 7am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 5pm, for free decision-based abortion counselling & medical abortion by phone

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Marie Stopes Australia.

Last reviewed: November 2020

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Vasectomy vs Tubal ligation | Marie Stopes Vasectomy

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'The morning after pill': four common myths debunked - Marie Stopes Australia

Misinformation about emergency contraception 'the morning after pill' means that women are not taking advantage of effective ways of preventing pregnancy.

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Vasectomy What To Expect | Marie Stopes Australia

Watch a video or read a transcript about vasectomy what to expect and how to prepare for a vasectomy procedure and service at a Marie Stopes vasectomy clinic.

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Medical abortion: what to expect - Marie Stopes Australia

Watch a video or read a transcript about what to expect and how to prepare for a medical abortion procedure and service at Dr Marie clinics.

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How old do I need to be to get a vasectomy? | Marie Stopes Vasectomy

How old to get a vasectomy? The age of men who have vasectomies can vary as much as reasons for getting one. Legally anyone over 18 years old can have one. However, there are other considerations to take into account such as preparedness, which may affect how old you have to be to get a vasectomy.

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Vasectomy reversals: get the facts | Marie Stopes Vasectomy

At Marie Stopes we like all of our patients to consider their vasectomy as a permanent procedure. We don't generally recommend vasectomy reversal as a viable option for most men, as it can be very expensive and there is no guarantee of the reversal's success.

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Contraception Options and Methods | Marie Stopes Australia

Modern contraception options and methods offer safe and effective ways of preventing pregnancy, helping couples plan their family. Marie Stopes contraception services specialise in the most effective methods at preventing unplanned pregnancy. Contact us today to discuss your options.

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