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Abortion Laws by State

North Dakota

Nearby States: Minnesota, Montana, Wyoming

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  • Abortion banned at all stages of pregnancy

Total abortion ban

  • Abortions are not being provided at any stage of pregnancy in North Dakota, except:
    • to protect the life or health of the pregnant person; or
    • in cases of rape or incest. This is only available until 6 weeks of pregnancy.
  • You can learn more about emergency medical treatment under¬†Getting the medical care you need on our Legal Rights and Risk page.
  • No matter your age, you have the constitutional right to travel to another state where abortions are still being legally provided.

Self-managed abortion is not a crime in North Dakota. But what the law says and what happens in reality can be very different. If you have questions about your legal rights and risk, call 844-868-2812 or contact us through our secure form to speak with a lawyer.

To find an abortion provider, go to abortionfinder.org or ineedana.com.

An abortion fund or a practical support organization is an organization that can help pay for all or some of the costs of getting an abortion. Some funds only pay for the procedure. Others only pay for costs like travel, hotel, or childcare. Most require that you have an appointment at a clinic first. To find an abortion fund, go to:

Abortions are not being provided at any stage of pregnancy in North Dakota, except:

  • to protect the life or health of the pregnant person; or
  • in cases of rape or incest. This is only available until 6 weeks of pregnancy.

But no matter your age, you have the constitutional right to travel to another state where abortions are still being legally provided. 

To find an abortion provider, go to abortionfinder.org or ineedana.com.

An abortion fund or a practical support organization is an organization that can help pay for all or some of the costs of getting an abortion. Some funds only pay for the procedure. Others only pay for costs like travel, hotel, or childcare. Most require that you have an appointment at a clinic first. To find an abortion fund, go to:

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