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Quick Guide: Abortion in New Hampshire

Reviewed 04/25/2023
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Abortion in New Hampshire

Abortions are legal in New Hampshire up to 24 weeks in most cases (See RSA 329:44, II). This limitation does not apply if the life of the pregnant person is endangered (See RSA 329:44, III).

A parent or guardian of a person under the age of 18 (See RSA 132:32, VI) must be notified at least 48 hours before any abortion is performed (see RSA 132:33).

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