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When is the latest a pregnant woman can get an abortion?
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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