AbortionAbortion- What We Need To Know
Frequently Asked Questions
A medical technique called abortion removes the embryo or foetus before it can live outside the uterus in an attempt to terminate the pregnancy.
Abortion comes in two primary types:
A medical treatment called a surgical abortion involves emptying the uterus of its contents to end a pregnancy. Depending on the stage of pregnancy and the clinicians’ preferences, there are many surgical abortion methods.
Medical abortion is a painless way to terminate a pregnancy using medicines. While a surgical abortion requires a procedure to remove the foetus from the uterus, it also involves taking medicine.
- Heavy bleeding
- Emotional effects
Abortion is a choice, whereas miscarriage is typically uncontrollable and the natural termination of a pregnancy.