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Signs of complication
Complications after medical abortion are rare 1,15 , and include severe bleeding and infection. You should go to the doctor or hospital if you have any of the signs of complication below: Severe bleeding (more than 2 or 3 pads used every hour for more than 2 or 3 hours) Severe abdominal pain that… Read more »
What to do in case of emergency?
If you have any sign of complicatio n you must seek medical care. Any doctor or health facility can treat those. The doctor cannot see the difference between abortion with pills and natural miscarriage and the treatment is the same. About 20% of all pregnancies end up in miscarriage, so it is very… Read more »
What should I do if the pregnancy continues after I took the medicines?
You can repeat medical abortion or have a surgical abortion, or decide to continue the pregnancy. Medical abortion is very effective (less than 0,5% have ongoing pregnancies) in the first 9 weeks of pregnancy, but it is still very important that women confirm if the abortion was successful. If… Read more »