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Pregnancy conflict counselling Education and counselling

Have you become pregnant unintentionally? Does pregnancy put you in a conflict situation? Are you faced with the decision whether you can or want to have (another) child?

For this situation, the legislator has provided for a whole range of possibilities to advise and support women.
Help is offered by the pregnancy conflict counselling centres in the state of Lower Saxony.

Information on the topic of "pregnancy conflict counselling" on the websites of the Lower Saxony State Office for Social Affairs, Youth and Family and the Nds. Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Equality.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the recognised conflict counselling centres.

Which documents are required?

No documents are required.

What are the fees?

There are no fees.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Please note the following deadlines:

  • A pregnant woman seeking advice must be advised immediately (insofar as no deadlines/waiting period)
  • An abortion is only permitted up to the 12th week of pregnancy.
  • There must be 3 days between pregnancy conflict counselling and abortion.

What else should I know?

A guide for women with unwanted pregnancy (also in Arabic, English, Farsi, French, Kurmanji, Polish, Russian, Somali and Turkish) is available for download on the website of the Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Equality via the following link:

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Lower Saxony State Office for Social Affairs, Youth and Family

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The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)