NEW 2020 DATA

 
 
 

 

☷   ABORTION LEGISLATION

1991: abortion is allowed (independence of Estonia)
1998: the Termination of Pregnancy and Sterilization Act is adopted (25 November)
2015: the Termination of Pregnancy and Sterilization Act is amended (02 March)
Abort-Report_Estonia Medical abortion gestational limits
Specific conditions due to COVID-19

  • Recommendation to prioritise EMA due to difficulties in access to hospitals and medical facilities

 

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Legal conditions

  • Written consent by the woman
  • Pre-abortion consultation (legal counselling) + pre-abortion laboratory tests.

Specific conditions for minors

  • None

 

 

Abortion legislation | Practical conditions | Abortion statistics | Characteristics of women having induced abortion
Fertility and contraception data | Country-specific characteristics 

 

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☷   PRACTICAL CONDITIONS

abort-report.eu: Medical abortion conditions in Estonia

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☷   ABORTION STATISTICS

abort-report.eu: Abortion rates per 1,000 women in Estonia

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☷   CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN HAVING INDUCED ABORTION




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☷   FERTILITY AND CONTRACEPTION DATA

abort-report.eu: Fertility rates in Estonia
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☷   COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS

Women have to give written consent.

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The slides presented are freely accessible. They may be used, copied, displayed or distributed provided that their source is given

SOURCES

COVID measures taken from the article by Bojovic N, Stanisljevic J, Giunti G. The impact of COVID-19 on abortion access: Insights from the European Union and the United Kingdom. Health Policy. 2021 Jul;125(7):841-858.
IPPF European Network – Updated January 2012 (http://www.ippfen.org/)
Law (https://www.riigiteataja.ee/akt/120022015011)
Recommendations by guideline of Estonian Gynaecologists Society (http://rasedusekatkestamisejuhend.weebly.com/)
https://statistika.tai.ee/pxweb/en/Andmebaas/Andmebaas__01Rahvastik__03Abordid/?tablelist=true
http://andmebaas.stat.ee/Index.aspx?DataSetCode=RV154
https://www.stat.ee/en/en/find-statistics/statistics-theme/population/births
Estonian Health Insurance Fund’s list of health care services (https://www.riigiteataja.ee/akt/130122016013)
Health Insurance (https://www.haigekassa.ee/en/people/health-insurance)

 

We thank Pr. Helle KARRO for her help in data collection.

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