*Birth Choice Centers do not perform, or refer for abortions.
If you are pregnant you currently have the legal option of abortion. You deserve to know how abortions are performed and the risks.
Medical Professional describing the different abortion procedures: www.abortionprocedures.com
The Abortion Pill
RU-486, also known as “the abortion pill,” is actually a combination of two drugs — mifepristone and misoprostol — that cause an early abortion. This drug is approved for use in women up to 70 days from their last menstrual period. The first pill, mifepristone, is taken orally and blocks the hormone progesterone needed to maintain the pregnancy. It stops the babies heart and cuts off all blood supply for continued nourishment. The second pill, misoprostol, is taken up to 24 -48 hours after taking the first abortion pill (mifepristone). This second pill will cause you to have cramps and to bleed. The result is a chemical abortion.
If you change your mind after taking the first dosage, there might be a way to possibly stop the process http://abortionpillreversal.com/ may be a source for such information.
(Birth Choice Centers (BCC) does not endorse or refer for any procedures. All use of the abortionpillreversal.com website is completely voluntary and not related to BCC services or endorsements. You go to this website of your own free will and volition and understand that you hold harmless BCC and that BCC is not responsible or liable for any content or services offered by the providers or services performed through those providers.)Sources: Mifeprex® Medication Guide
- Emergency contraception is not effective if a woman is already pregnant.
- Plan B does not protect against HIV infection (AIDS) and other sexually transmitted diseases.
- The most common side effects in the Plan B clinical trial were nausea, abdominal pain, fatigue, headache, and menstrual changes.
- The manufacturer warns that Plan B is not recommended for routine use as a contraceptive.
How Surgical Abortions are Done
Suction Aspiration: After dilating the cervix which is the donut shaped organ at the entrance of the uterus, a hollow plastic tube with a knife-like edge is inserted into the uterus. The abortionist then cuts and scrapes the uterus and the baby is removed by a suction machine attached to the plastic tube. Great care must be taken to prevent the uterus from being perforated or torn.
Dilation and curettage or D & C: This is similar to the suction aspiration method except that a curette (loop-shaped steel knife) is used instead of a plastic tube. The baby is scraped out instead of sucked out.
Dilation and evacuation or D & E: The same as a dilation and curettage but done after 12 weeks. Parts of the baby are dismembered and pulled out by a forceps. The baby’s head must be crushed in order to pass through the cervix. The final step of the above methods just mentioned is for the nurse to reassemble the parts of the baby’s body on a table to make sure that all of the “products of conception” have been removed. If any baby body parts or fragments of the placenta are left inside the woman, she is likely to develop a serious infection.
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