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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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Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Soziales, Jugend und Familie
Postal address: Post Office Box 10 08 44 , 31108 Hildesheim
Address: Domhof 1 , 31134 Hildesheim
Telephone: 05121 304-0
Fax: 05121 304-611
Transport Connection:
Station "Bohlweg" oder "Schuhstr."
Bus: 1,2,4 und 5
Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible

Data protection information

Landkreis Emsland
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible
bank account:
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
IBAN: DE26266600600120050000
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
IBAN: DE39266500010000001339
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Postbank Hannover
IBAN: DE36250100300012132306


Marc-André Burgdorf
responsible for:
Bernd Otten (Datenschutzbeauftragter)
Telephone: 05931 44-1605
Fax: 05931 44-391605
responsible for:

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99

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