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When is it the latest to have an abortion?

When is it the latest to have an abortion?

Depends on state: Usually abortions can be carried out before 16-20 weeks gestation (time after last menstrual period). While some states Prohibit abortions after 24-26 weeks, due to viability of the fetus, there may be extenuating circumstances. Given you age of 15, you need to get advice now. While you may be terrified to tell you parents, you need to find someone you can trust to explain options for you. Now. ...Read more

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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 any pregnancy. ...Read more


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When is the latest to get an abortion legally?

When is the latest to get an abortion legally?

Varies by state: It varies from state to state, usually to around 20 weeks: try www. Plannedparenthood. Org as a resource, you should be able to get help with california's laws there. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the latest to get an abortion and be safe?

Earlier is better: As a genral rule the earlier the safer, after 12 weeks is a big jump from under 12 weeks. Laws also vary from state to state, usually up to around 20 weeks: try www. Plannedparenthood. Org as a resource, you should be able to get help with your state's laws there. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the latest and healthiest time you can ever get an abortion?

What's the latest and healthiest time you can ever get an abortion?

State laws: Abortion laws vary from state to state. I am not sure what the laws are in your home state of Michigan but a simple google search should provide the answer. ...Read more

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What's the latest you can have an abortion in maryland?

What's the latest you can have an abortion in maryland?

Depends on reason: There appears to be no set gestational age limit for having an abortion in maryland. An internet search shows an abortion is legal if done before the fetus is viable (usually before 24 wks), or at anytime when abortion is necessary to protect the life or health of the woman, or if the fetus has a serious genetic defect or abnormality. If needed, one can ask a local maryland ob-gyn to confirm this. ...Read more

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How to get abortion?

How to get abortion?

Depend on baby's age: The medicine is by prescription, so a woman goes to her Ob-Gyn doctor (or a women's clinic) to be evaluated for it. Whether or not medicine can be used also depends on the age of the baby fetus (the number of weeks pregnant). The doctor will talk with the patient to be sure that the patient is making a good permanent decision, because abortion is a hard decision for any woman to make. ...Read more

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Medicine for abortion?

Medicine for abortion?

Yes: Yes this is possible if you are early enough. ...Read more

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How is an abortion done?

Depends: On how far along you are and your medical risk factors. Medicine can be used or surgery. ...Read more

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How can I do one abortion?

See a provider: You need the help of a physician. Look for a planned parenthood clinic close to you, they might be able to help or point you in the right direction. ...Read more

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Is having an abortion safe?

Yes: Abortions if performed by an experienced provider has less risk than if you were a smoker and taking birth contrl pills. Safe if you are emotionally and morally prepared for the termination of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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How do abortion pills work?

How do abortion pills work?

Interrupts hormones: Mifepristone (aka ru 486) works by interrupting the pregnancy hormones which support the growth of the growing fetus and placenta. About 48 hours later, another medicine called Misoprostol is taken to help expel the pregnancy. This type of abortion is best done prior to 7 weeks, although sometime can be used even later up to 9 weeks. ...Read more

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How do they do an abortion?

How do they do an abortion?

D&C: Abortion is a d and c usually. However there is a pill protocol that can induce an abortion. That is called ru 486. Please consult your doctor for all your options. ...Read more

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How can I get abortion pills?

Uncertain: I am not certain about the laws in Macao. In the states you can get abortion pills from a licensed physician or a clinic such as Planned Parenthood. In some states it is also available thru e-health web site such as HealthTap. Wish I could be more help. ...Read more

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Can I get a medical abortion?

Possibly: Depending on where you live and how far pregnant you are a medical abortion may be an option. Check these sites for info: www. Earlyoptionpill. Com or www. Womenonweb. Org. ...Read more

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Who can advise me on abortion?

Your Physician: Your physician should be able to give you advice. ...Read more

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Is having an abortion painful?

Depends: For abortions done prior to 12 weeks of pregnancy, strong pain relievers or a light anesthetic may be used. If you do experience discomfort during the dilation of the cervix or actual scrapping of the uterus, it will be similar to a strong menstrual cramp. After the procedure, you may experience light cramping for a day. If this persists or worsens contact your doctor for re-evaluation. ...Read more

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Is abortion a safe procedure?

Abortions safe: Abortions or any other surgical procedure performed by a skilled, trained physician can have complications. There are less problems if the patient has good health with few to no medical problems. An abortion has fewer risks if performed prior to the first trimester ...Read more

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Can you tell me about abortion?

What can I tell you?: Here are some good websites: www. Prochoice. Org and www. Plannedparenthood. Org and if you want data about statistics check www. Guttmacher. Org or feel free to reply or ask a more specific question if you need info. ...Read more