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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
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
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
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
Most <9 wks: Nearly 2/3 of abortions are <9 weeks, and nearly 90% are less than 12 weeks. ...Read more
I want get pregnant but I have an abortion four months before. I am working women I have to go up and down by stairs there is any problem in it.
I had a successful abortion. But my stomach still look like a pregnant Lady. How do I get rid of dat?
Yes this could....
If you want more detail, go here:. ...Read more
I am 36 years woman and I have caused several abortions before. Is this affecting my efforts to get pregnant now?
It depends: Your ability to achieve a planned pregnancy can be affected by previous abortions IF you had any complications (infection, hemorrhage, scarring). The method of abortion may also affect it. Curettage may cause more injury to the uterine lining than vacuum extraction. Otherwise, it seems that you haven't had trouble GETTING pregnant. Best wishes. ...Read more
What are the chances of abortion if a pregnant woman gets toxoplasmosis during the very first month of pregnancy?
Varies: The risk is about 15% that the fetus will be infected if exposed in the first trimester. The earlier that the fetus is exposed, the more severe the results can be. The physician would be the best guide as to testing and treatment for an exposure. ...Read more
No: Generally not; there is no direct connection. ...Read more
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
In first trimester: A woman or girl does not have to reach a certain number of weeks of pregnancy in order to abort her baby fetus. Women often don't know they are pregnant until 4-8 weeks of pregnancy. If there is a problem with the baby fetus, an Ob-Gyn doctor can help with medications to abort. It is a big decision, so a pregnant couple should talk with her Ob-Gyn doctor to get all the answers first. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers