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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

Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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How late in pregnancy can a woman safely get an abortion?

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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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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At which week of pregnancy do most women get an abortion?

At which week of pregnancy do most women get an abortion?

Most <9 wks: Nearly 2/3 of abortions are <9 weeks, and nearly 90% are less than 12 weeks. ...Read more

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At what week of pregnancy do most women get an abortion safely?

At what week of pregnancy do most women get an abortion safely?

Elective Abortion: Usually sometime before the 12 th week of pregnancy (first trimester). ...Read more

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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.

Overall health good?: Four months out should be fine to begin trying to get pregnant? Have you had normal period since the abortion? Stairs are fine during this period as well. Maintain an overall good health and you should be fine to try to conceive! ...Read more

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I had a successful abortion. But my stomach still look like a pregnant Lady. How do I get rid of dat?

It takes time: It does take time to eliminate the extra fluid from the pregnancy. However, you can resume an active exercise program to facilitate the process when the abortion MD allows it by the completion of the abortion process by his/her exam. ...Read more

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I am 36 years woman and I have caused several abortions before. Is this affecting my efforts to get pregnant now?

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

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What could happen if a pregnant woman (7 months) took an abortion pill?

Pre-term labor: This would be a dangerous thing to do. At 7 months, it wouldn't cause an abortion but could put you into pre-term labor. The early birth of a baby can result in life-long disabilities for the child and complications for you. Not a good idea. ...Read more

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What are the chances of abortion if a pregnant woman gets toxoplasmosis during the very first month of pregnancy?

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

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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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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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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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How many months pregnant do you have to be get an Abortion?

How many months pregnant do you have to be get an Abortion?

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 more

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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 any pregnancy. ...Read more