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Is it easier to get pregnant after an abortion?

Is it easier to get pregnant after an abortion?

Not usually: An abortion itself does not increase the chance of pregnancy. Since pregnancy only occurs in those able to get pregnanct, abortion, like miscarriage, selects out the fertile segment of the population. In this way the apparent pregnancy rate is increased compared to the population at large. Among the risks of elective termination is infection or scarring, both of which can cause infertility. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Is it harder to get pregnant after an abortion with no complications?

Is it harder to get pregnant after an abortion with no complications?

No: A medical or surgical abortion is a common, legal, and medically safe procedure. It does not cause infertility, breast cancer, psychiatric problems, or other medical problems. If you're having difficulty getting pregnant, you should see your doctor. There are many possible causes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how high are the odds of not being able to get pregnant after an abortion?

Can you tell me how high are the odds of not being able to get pregnant after an abortion?

Depends: Women who have abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy have slightly more issues with scarring and Asherman's syndrome because of the need for more aggresive scraping of the lining. In general though the issue about conception after abortion has to do more with the number of abortions. If you just had one, you likely don't have any decrease in pregnancy rates. ...Read more

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When is it safe to get pregnant after an abortion?

When is it safe to get pregnant after an abortion?

As soon as UR ready!: Older dictum was to wait for 3-6 months after a miscarriage before resuming sexual activity. More recent studies show that women who wait have lower fertility rates than women who don't. So, if you are trying to get pregnant, you can determine when you feel ready to resume sexual activity. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily to prevent preterm birth, neural tube and cardiac anomalies in your offspring! ...Read more

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When is it safe to get pregnant after an abortion?

When is it safe to get pregnant after an abortion?

Typically 8 weeks: I recommend 1-2 cycles following an abortion to try for pregnancy again. Make sure to take a prenatal or equivalent vitamin if you are trying for pregnancy, and avoid environmental contaminants, alcohol, etc. ...Read more

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Is it hard to get pregnant after an abortion? Does it take longer to pin point ovulation?

Is it hard to get pregnant after an abortion?  Does it take longer to pin point ovulation?

Shouldn't be: A pregnancy termination normally doesn't change one's ability to conceive unless an infection occurred and damage to the uterine lining happened. Ovulation shouldn't change either. ...Read more

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I just had an abortion sept 17. We want to try again ASAP. Is it harder to get pregnant after an abortion? Am i more fertile right now?

I just had an abortion sept 17. We want to try again ASAP. Is it harder to get pregnant after an abortion? Am i more fertile right now?

Wait 3 months: Wait 3 months and give your body a chance to recover from the blood and nutrient loss of the previous pregnancy for best future pregnancy results. A new pregnancy this soon may result in a "miscarriage". ...Read more

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After an abortion is it easier to get pregnant?

After an abortion is it easier to get pregnant?

No: There is no evidence to suggest that it is easier to get pregnant after an abortion. If you have had a recent abortion, you should be considering some form of long-term birth control to avoid another unplanned pregnancy. I hope that this helps and good luck! ...Read more

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How soon could someone get pregnant after an abortion? I'm scared to have sex because I've heard your most fertile after having a baby or an abortion.

Soon: Depending on how far along you were, it is possible to ovulate and get pregnant again within a few weeks after an abortion. You can start most almost any contraceptive method the same day as a first trimester abortion, including an IUD. Please see your clinician about starting an effective contraceptive method. Use condoms or abstain until then. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant after an abortion and on Depo-Provera shot?

Can I get pregnant after an abortion and on Depo-Provera shot?

If u got the depo sh: Shot at the time of the ab that should provide birth control for 3 months. ...Read more

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Does medical abortion cause infertility? I am trying to get pregnant after an abortion 5 months ago and no results. I have really irregular periods

Does medical abortion cause infertility?  I am trying to get pregnant after an abortion 5 months ago and no results. I have really irregular periods

Rarely a problem: Most abortions (medical or surgical) don't cause future fertility problems, but if you have some pregnancy tissue left behind or an infection afterwards it can cause scarring inside your uterus (asherman's syndrome). A hysterosalpingogram (hsg) test will check for this as well as checking that your tubes are open. You should get checked to find out why you're irregular by a rei physician. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after an abortion?

Yes: Pregnancy can occur after an abortion therefore birth control should be practiced if this is not desired. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant 7-10 days after an abortion?

NO: It would take at least several weeks before ovulation would occur after the end of a pregnancyabortion or otherwise. Conception will not occur until ovulation. ...Read more

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I am 5 months pregnant can I get an abortion done?

Abortion laws: Different countries have different laws on abortion so you will need to check the legal status of abortion in your country. At 5 months the pregnancy is well-established and developing. Consider placing the baby for adoption ...Read more

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How do I get an abortion done. Iam 7 days pregnant?

Planned Parenthood: My advice is to contact planned parenthood if you have one in your area. ...Read more

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How long after an 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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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

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Is 7months pregnant to far along to get an abortion?

Yes, it is.: Please speak with your physician, your obstetrician, your pastoral advisor etc. To find the right plan for you and your baby. There is someone in the world who wants to love and care for your unborn child. Take care. ...Read more

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Where could I get an abortion pill cheap if pregnant?

Planned parenthood: You could try your local Planned Parenthood clinic. ...Read more

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Is it risky to get pregnant a month after an abortion?

Is it risky to get pregnant a month after an abortion?

See your MD: There is no best time. It is good to take the time to heal emotionally but generally one normal cycle is enough however. Testing to find out the cause of the pregnancy loss can be done during the next month or two after the loss. Talk to your md about testing get the support and treatment you may need before the next pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get pregnant after abortion?

Pregnancy: Yes. You can get pregnant after an abortion. Have in mind that sometimes pregnancy hormones levels do not drop to zero inmediately and patients might think they are pregnant again (if they do a pregnancy test within the first few weeks after an abortion) when in reality its just that the hormones have not regressed to normal levels or zero. ...Read more

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I have five times of abortion can I get pregnant again?

I have five times of abortion can I get pregnant again?

Simple answer: Yes: however, each actual abortion, not to mention multiple abortions will lower your chance of pregnancy: bigger question IS: why don't you use BC pills and condoms? I suggest a GYN exam. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get an abortion at 6 months pregnant?

Abortion: It depends on your state laws and regulations. Some states don't allow an abortion after there is a heartbeat, some others don't allow an abortion after 24 weeks, which is the threshold for viability. You must contact your family planning clinic and ask. Always consider adoption as an alternative and make other people happy who can't have children. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant if I make love 8 days after abortion?

It's possible: After an abortion is completed a woman's fertility may return as early as 11-14 days post-abortion. Given that sperm may survive for up to 3 days in the vagina after sex then pregnancy is possible 8 days post abortion. I am assuming, if you had an abortion you do not desire pregnancy. If that's the case then you should consider using contraception. It may be started immediately after an abortion. ...Read more

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Please give advice on how to get pregnant after abortion?

See below: There are no specific instructions other than to wait at least 1 cycle. ...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