Abortion is a medical procedure, and with any major medical procedure comes risks to your body. The risks to your body after an abortion differ depending on the type of abortion procedure.

Common risks to medical abortion (the abortion pill) that you may want to be aware of  and discuss with a trusted medical professional include:

  • Infection
  • Fever
  • Incomplete abortion, which may need to be followed by surgical abortion
  • An ongoing pregnancy if the procedure doesn’t work
  • Heavy and prolonged bleeding
  • Digestive system discomfort

For surgical abortion, typically done later in pregnancy, common risks include the following:

  • Perforation of the uterus
  • Damage to the cervix
  • Scar tissue on the uterine wall

You Deserve the Facts

As a woman navigating this unexpected time, you deserve the facts so you can make an informed decision. No type of information should be withheld, including the risks and complications of abortion. You deserve to know.

How to Safeguard Your Health

It’s important to understand your pregnancy details to safeguard your health and confirm your pregnancy options. Take steps including the following to get clarity:

  • Receive a positive pregnancy test with our medical team.
  • Receive an ultrasound to understand your options and verify that the pregnancy is viable and located in the right place so it doesn’t risk your health.
  • Speak with a medical provider. Discuss all your options, health history, allergies, current medications, the risks, and possible complications an abortion may cause.

Talk to our nurse today to learn more about your abortion option. It’s essential to know more about the process.

Echoz offers a safe place for you to learn more about your pregnancy and your options in a non-judgemental space. Receive evidence-based medical information so you can make an informed choice regarding your pregnancy.

*We do not perform nor refer for abortions.

We do not provide extended OB/GYN or pre-natal care, birth control prescriptions or devices, fertility testing, abortion services, or referrals for abortion.