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Scared, overwhelmed, confused? There are so many emotions that come with pregnancy. Maybe you’re thinking about abortion after realizing you’re unexpectedly pregnant. Don’t walk this road without first understanding the procedures and risks. Get updated medical information about each abortion procedure so you can make a confident, empowered decision.

No matter what you choose to do, our team at Women’s Care Medical center is here for you along the way. We can help you better understand all your pregnancy options, and how to get the pregnancy confirmation you need. 

What Are The Primary Types of Abortion?

Medication Abortion

Medication abortion is also known as the abortion pill method, consisting of two different drugs. Women are only eligible for this procedure through the first 10 weeks of their pregnancy. The first medication, Mifepristone, causes the uterus to thin and prevents the embryo from implanting and growing. The second medication, Misoprostol, causes the uterus to contract and expel the pregnancy. 

Possible risks of medication abortion 

  • Incomplete abortion, which may need to be followed by surgical abortion
  • An ongoing unwanted pregnancy if the procedure doesn’t work
  • Heavy and prolonged bleeding
  • Infection
  • Fever
  • Digestive system discomfort

Surgical Abortion

A surgical abortion is normally done through a Manual or Vacuum Aspiration procedure. This process uses either a syringe or vacuum to remove the pregnancy. 

Another common surgical procedure is The Dilation and Evacuation procedure that combines vacuum aspiration, dilation and curettage, and forceps. During this procedure, a sedative is given and an injection in your cervix. Forceps are then used to remove the remains of the pregnancy. A curette is also used to scrape the lining of the uterus and remove the pregnancy.

Possible risks of surgical abortion

  • Perforation of the uterus
  • Damage to the cervix
  • Scar tissue on the uterine wall
  • Infection
  • Heavy bleeding

Before Your Abortion

Your first step for any pregnancy option is to get your pregnancy confirmed. We can help with lab-quality pregnancy testing and then offer a follow up with an ultrasound to help you understand your pregnancy details, including if you have a viable pregnancy.

Contact us to schedule a free and confidential pregnancy testing appointment with us today. We are here to help.

My Partner Is Pressuring Me To Have an Abortion, but I’m Not Sure

Have your doubts about abortion, but your partner keeps pressuring you? Know that you have the final say regarding your unexpected pregnancy. It can be difficult not to be on the same page with your partner regarding a pregnancy decision, but you should never feel pressured to do anything you don’t want to. Listen to

How to Find the Abortion Pill Reversal

If you were pregnant and recently decided to end your pregnancy by taking mifepristone, the first of the two abortion medications, you may regret your decision. If this is the case, there is help available for you! The abortion pill reversal is available throughout the United States. The fastest way to find it, however, is

I’m Pregnant and My Partner is Abusive

If you’re pregnant and your partner is abusive, the first thing to do is take a deep breath. You and your baby deserve to be in a safe environment, and there are steps you can take to move forward.  It is important to note that abuse can be emotional, physical, or sexual. Abuse of any