How do you medically terminate a pregnancy?
Medical abortion can be done using the following medications: Oral mifepristone (Mifeprex) and oral misoprostol (Cytotec). This is the most common type of medical abortion. These medications are usually taken within seven weeks of the first day of your last period.
What to do if I get pregnant and don’t want it?
People who are pregnant have 3 options:
- Parenting — giving birth and raising the child.
- Abortion — taking medication or having a medical procedure that ends the pregnancy.
- Adoption — giving birth and placing your child with another person or family permanently.
Can amoxicillin be used for abortion?
Our results suggest that empiric dual antibiotic therapy with amoxicillin plus erythromycin or clindamycin is beneficial and safe for management of threatened abortion during the early first trimester in patients with a history of spontaneous abortion.
What to do when your baby has a birth defect?
Get support. Talking with someone who’s been through the same thing can help. Ask your doctor or a social worker if other parents in the area have children with the same condition. Consider joining a support group — ask the doctors or specialists for advice on finding a local or national support group, or search online.
What to do if your baby dies during labour?
Your baby’s wellbeing will be monitored during your antenatal appointments, so any problems will usually be picked up before labour starts. If it’s suspected your baby may have died, a midwife or doctor might initially listen for the baby’s heartbeat with a handheld Doppler device.
Is there any way to get rid of unwanted pregnancy?
Like the contraceptive sponge, the diaphragm, cervical cap, and female condom all fit inside the vagina, but with these it’s necessary to apply separate spermicidal chemicals to the vagina shortly before intercourse. Without an added spermicide, these forms of birth control are only about 80% effective.
What can I do for my family after a stillbirth?
A stillbirth can be emotionally traumatic for both parents, as well as for other family members. Help and support is available. You may be introduced to a bereavement support officer or a bereavement midwife. They usually work in hospitals or for the local council.