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Is it dangerous for a woman to get an abortion?

Is it dangerous for a woman to get an abortion?

Yes: Other than the 100% fatality rate it has for your baby, there are always risks to you as well, both physical and emotional. Consider the gift of adoption to all the couples out there desperate for a baby. ...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


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How late in pregnancy can a woman safely get an abortion?

Earlier is safer.: In general, the earlier in pregnancy abortion is done, the safer. Abortions beyond the first trimester (13 weeks) will put a woman at icreased risks. The latest in pregnancy an abortion can be obtained will vary from state to state, and are almost never done beyond 24 weeks gestation. ...Read more

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When is the latest a pregnant woman can get an abortion?

When is the latest a pregnant woman can get an abortion?

Depends on method: Usually first trimester abortions can be safely done up to 14 weeks gestation. Abortions at 16 to 18 weeks are far more complicated. Many states consider a 20+ week pregnancy a"birth event" and abortions are generally not done at that time unless to save a mother in exceptional circumstances. ...Read more

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Is anything like herbs or something to clean my reproductive system? I am a woman. 1 time abortion. Over 10 years without get pregnant. I am 28

Is anything like herbs or something to clean my reproductive system? I am a woman. 1 time abortion. Over 10 years without get pregnant. I am 28

No cleaning required: Reproductive system does not need cleaning. ( even though we call the d+c a dusting and cleaning) it really stands for dilatation and curettage. If you are trying to get pregnant and haven't been able to in 10 years, you should see your doc about infertility testing. ...Read more

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How long does it take a woman to c her mentrual period after an abortion?

How long does it take a woman to c her mentrual period after an abortion?

Your questions is: Confusing. Most women experience their next period 4 to 6 weeks after a surgical abortion. If this does not address your question than please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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How long to get an abortion at 20 weeks?

Timing: Do you mean, how long does the procedure take? Usually 2-3 days- 1-2 days for ripening and then the procedure is usually less than 20 minutes depending on location, anesthesia, and so forth. I recommend a reputable location and provider to discuss all of your options and risks/benefits. ...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 am 16. How long can I get an abortion?

I am 16. How long can I get an abortion?

Termination: It varies from state to state, also how early you can get a termination. States also differ regarding at what age one needs parental consent. I'd recommend contacting a local planned parenthood if there is one in your area; if not, their website can point you to resources. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I wish to know how long can you get an abortion?

Termination: It varies from state to state, also how early you can get a termination. I'd recommend contacting a local planned parenthood if there is one in your area; if not, their website can point you to resources. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can you please explain why some women get emotional after abortion?

Normal!: Because it's completely normal to do so. All women get emotional after abortion, the emotions differ and each woman will experience and show it her own way. ...Read more

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How long after a abortion can u get pregnant again?

Three months: Wait three months at least to give your body a chance to recover essential nutrients and red blood cells from the abortion. ...Read more

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How long after an medical abortion should someone get a period?

How long after an medical abortion should someone get a period?

4-6 weeks: On average it may take 4-6 weeks after a medical abortion to resume menstruation. Your previous menstrual history may affect this time interval and it could be longer. You should already be using contraception, because you ovulate before you menstruate and could very well conceive again if you are having unpprotected sex. ...Read more

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How long after an abortion should you wait to try to get pregnant?

How long after an abortion should you wait to try to get pregnant?

After 2 periods: I usually recommend waiting until you've had two normal menstrual cycles after the procedure. That way the endometrial lining has fully recovered in preparation for a new implantation. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i had a abortion how long does it take to get a period afterwards?

Abortion: Most women experience their next period 4 to 6 weeks after a surgical abortion. If you don’t have a period after 3 months ensure that you discuss with the physician. ...Read more

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Isnt abortion a choice for someones own good?Ive been reading blogs abt it. Women get called sluts and murderers.

Isnt abortion a choice for someones own good?Ive been reading blogs abt it. Women get called sluts and murderers.

Do NOT read blogs: Abortion is legal, yet remains a very controversial topic. Blogs are purely a means for people to give their personal opinions on issues. I would not read blogs, especially any that have to do with a medical procedure. To prevent a surgery that may carry some risk, as any procedure does, it would be recommended that if a woman knows she does not want to become pregnant, than safe sex is best. ...Read more