What You Need to Know About Abortion

It's important to be informed about your options. Here is what you need to know about abortion procedures:

 

Abortion Risks

Physical Risks – The more times a surgeon passes through the cervix with a surgical instrument, the more potential for complications.

  • excessive bleeding
  • infection
  • tear of uterus or cervix
  • incomplete abortion
  • complications with future pregnancies

Emotional Risks – At first, you may feel relief because your crisis pregnancy is over. But many women will also experience depression, irritability or exhaustion, frequent crying, guilt, anger, nightmares, thoughts of suicide, and more. These emotions can follow immediately after an abortion or many years later.

*Choices is here to offer support to all women after their abortions and walk with them no matter what. Please call us if you are experiencing any of these symptoms.

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