The abortion process

When will you start bleeding and how long will it last?

Mifepristone alone usually does not cause any side effects before taking Misoprostol, although some women may…

What if you don’t bleed after taking Misoprostol?

If you do not start bleeding within 4 hours of taking Misoprostol, you can take another dose of Misoprostol.

Can you see the “products” of the abortion (placenta, embryo, blood) and what should you do?

Most of the time you can see blood and tissue in the sanitary napkin or in the toilet. The (very small) embryo is…

What are the side effects of the medicines?

The medical abortion normally causes side effects such as pain and cramping, as well as bleeding accompanied by the…

What is a successful abortion and how do you know if you’ve had one?

A medical abortion is successful when the pregnancy stops developing and there is no need for additional medical care.

What are the symptoms of an allergic reaction to the medication?

An allergic reaction can cause different symptoms, from mild to severe.