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Q: What’s the absolute latest you can get a abortion in Maryland?

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Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
  • Rockville, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Contact an abortion clinic or doctor who regularly performs abortions. They are very well versed in the law and what is permissible. There is no one-size-fits-all answer. Generally, Maryland law states that abortions can be performed after or at viability if there is a fetal anomaly or the patient's life is at risk. Viability is, for the most part, considered 24 weeks. Many clinics, however, refuse to offer abortions after 13 weeks, except in cases where the mother's life is at risk, so regardless of what the law permits, the abortion doctor may or may not agree to perform an abortion after a certain point; however, they generally will know whom to refer you to for later term abortions.

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