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Can a women die if she has abortion at 5 months, what are affects of women? if the baby want to come out at 5 months, what down syndrome baby have?

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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 31 years experience
See below: There are risks with any procedures, but with this procedure the risk is very small. The major problem a woman has after an abortion are muscle cramps and some minor bleeding. At about the 5 months old the child becomes technically viable, that is to say it can survive in an isolate in the ICU with lots of support. A down's syndrome child has a genetic abnormality. Please ask your md these ques.
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