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Abortion Centres in Chennai

Abortion is a normal health intervention. It is safe when performed by a person with the necessary skills and using age-appropriate methods recommended by WHO. About 45% of all abortions are unsafe and 97% are performed in developing countries. Unsafe abortion is a leading cause of maternal mortality and morbidity and is preventable. It can cause physical and psychological complications and place social and economic burdens on women, communities, and healthcare systems. Lack of access to safe, timely, affordable, and respectful abortion care is a serious public health and human rights issue. 


Abortion is a way to terminate a pregnancy. Medical abortion is done by using drugs to terminate the pregnancy, also called “medicinal abortion” or “pill abortion”. A procedural abortion is a procedure that removes a pregnancy from the uterus through surgery. On the other hand, planned or voluntary abortion is also known as induced abortion and can be further divided into two different types-

  • Elective abortion
  • Therapeutic abortion

Currently, induced abortion is a woman’s prerogative if she does not claim pregnancy or because pregnancy can endanger her mental or physical health. For safe and risk-free abortion, contact Maaya Specialty Hospitals, one of the best abortion centres in Chennai.

Indian Abortion Laws

In 2021, the 2021 MTP Amendment Act was passed, making several changes to the MTP Act. This included allowing all women to seek safe abortion services for contraceptive failure and raising the pregnancy limit for special categories of women to 24 weeks. The abortion is allowed a maximum gestational period of 20 weeks under the supervision of a doctor.


The Supreme Court of India has ruled that under the Abortion Act of India, 1971 (MTP Act) and related regulations, every woman, regardless of marital status, has the right to safe and legal abortion. India’s Supreme Court has ruled that all women, including unmarried women, can have abortions up to 24 weeks after conception.


Maaya Specialty Hospitals is one the top abortion centres in Chennai offering safe, risk-less and successful abortion procedures. Dr. Inthu M is a top OB-Gyn, laparoscopic gynecologist and fertility specialist. She is fully qualified and trained in a variety of modern abortion techniques and has over 10 years of experience.