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How long can you wait after getting pregnant and it is still safe to get an abortion?

How long can you wait after getting pregnant and it is still safe to get an abortion?

<24 weeks.: Most us states have laws prohibiting pregnancy termination after 24 weeks (check with your state's laws). In general, the earlier you terminate an undesired pregnancy, the safer, cheaper and less emotionally/physically dangerous it is. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is getting pregnant right after abortion safe?

How about giving: Yourself a breather to heal physically & emotionally before attempting to jump into another pregnancy. Take care. ...Read more

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Can abortion affect a female from getting pregnant?

Can abortion affect a female from getting pregnant?

Maybe: With any surgical procedure there is risk. But if the termination is done by a certified OB/GYN you should have no problem getting pregnant again. ...Read more

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Will a past abortion affect my chances of getting pregnant?

Will a past abortion affect my chances of getting pregnant?

Not necessarily: Most women who have had an abortion have no problem conceiving in the future. Having said that, as women get older, pregnancy is more difficult to attain. If they did a surgical abortion, the endometrium could be affected and a very small percentage of patients can develop uterine adhesions that can prevent pregnancy or increase pregnancy loss. ...Read more

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What are the risk of getting pregnant right after an abortion?

Risk of pregnancy: The chances to conceive having unprotected sex soon after an abortion are rather high. A woman is most fertile after a abortion or 4 mos. After a delivery if she doesn't breast feed. So use at least barrier contraception, condoms for example. ...Read more

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Can having an abortion ruin a female chance of getting pregnant?

Can having an abortion ruin a female chance of getting pregnant?

Absolutely not: If the abortion is done in a clinical safe environment without complications, pregnancy can and will occur in the future. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant 3 weeks after abortion?

Possible: If you are sexually active and are not using any form of birth control, it is possible to become pregnant in your 1st cycle following an abortion. Per Web MD "The odds that a woman will become pregnant in any particular month are about 15% to 25%." ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant again after an abortion?

Excellent: A properly performed abortion doesn't change a women's fertility whatsoever. Please take precautions so abortion isn't required again. It shouldn't be used as a method of birth control. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Getting Pregnant (Definition)

Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...Read more