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Can you still get pregnant after having an abortion?

Can you still get pregnant after having an abortion?

You mean EVER?: Yes, you generally can get pregnant after having had an abortion. If you had certain medical complications, i.e., infection, you could have problems that would make getting pregnant more difficult - but it's not likely. Most women have healthy pregnancies later in their lives - when they are really to welcome a baby. If you mean, right after an abotion, yes it can happen, so take precautions. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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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What should I eat or do to take care of my body after a medical abortion? Still wanting to get pregnant in the future.

What should I eat or do to take care of my body after a medical abortion? Still wanting to get pregnant in the future.

Prenatal vitamins.: Your abortion should not affect your chances of pregnancy and so don't worry about things to do differently. Treat your body as you would any other day when preparing for pregnancy. The only thing i would recommend is a prenatal vitamin daily. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant if i still have retained products from a previous abortion?

Bad idea!: Yes you can theoretically get pregnant, but sounds like a bad plan. Why do you think you have retained products? ...Read more

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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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I had a abortion in 2011. Can a abortion make you not be able to get pregnant cause I'm TTC for a month 1/2 now and still no positive tests?

I had a abortion in 2011. Can a abortion make you not be able to get pregnant cause I'm TTC for a month 1/2 now and still no positive tests?

Patience: One prior abortion generally does not cause a later problem. Sometimes, normal people take 6 or 8 months to get pregnant. Even then, some pregnancies naturally don't make it to term. Life is full of surprises, and never perfect. ...Read more

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