What Are the Different Types of Abortion?

The two main types of abortion are medical and surgical. All abortions are intended to end a pregnancy, but the type of abortion you have will depend on your unique situation, including the number of weeks you have been pregnant. As you consider your possibilities, it’s important to determine how far along you are and

What Are the Risks of Abortion?

Medical and surgical abortions are serious medical decisions that present side effects and risks. Complications may include heavy bleeding, incomplete abortion, and infection. To manage your risk, confirm how far along you are in your pregnancy, make sure you do not have an ectopic pregnancy, and get tested and treated for STIs before having an