Your birth control and you

As a matter of reproductive rights, you have the right to determine if and when you become pregnant, how often you reproduce, the spacing of those pregnancies, and to whom you become pregnant for. Birth control helps you with this decision, and for many women, it’s a life saving tool to have. Thankfully in Guyana, […]

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COVID-19: Home remedies for abortions?

Since COVID-19 locked us indoors, a lot of women have been asking me for advice on how to do home remedies, or where to access abortion services during this social distancing period when health services have all been re-focused to the pandemic. The article was written to inform Guyanese women who are searching for home […]

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What does an abortion in Guyana look like?

This. This is what most abortions look like. 5 pills. That’s all. How is it done?  Abortions are legal in Guyana and safe once done by a trained doctor. Most abortions are done within the first 8 weeks of pregnancy. An ultrasound is done to ascertain the gestational term of the pregnancy; this helps the […]

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