The risk of complications for the woman increases with advancing gestational age. To learn more about the methods of abortion and when each is used, click here. Below is a description of the risks that have been associated with abortion:
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Feel free to call anytime for a recorded message. Our director will call you personally. Our office hours are:Some women report a sense of relief after having an abortion.
The reasons for relief also vary from woman to woman. Emotional and psychological effects following abortion are more common than physical side effects and can range from mild regret to more serious complications such as depression.
Pregnant teens have a higher risk of getting high blood pressure-- called pregnancy-induced hypertension-- than pregnant women in their 20s or 30s.
They also have a higher risk of preeclampsia. The physical side effects after an abortion can vary from woman to woman and there are potential side effects and risks that you should be aware of. It is important to talk to a health professional as well as the doctor who will perform your abortion about possible side effects.
Your period should. Women with a history of one abortion face a times higher risk of having cervical cancer, compared to women with no history of abortion.
Women with two or more abortions face a relative risk. Some women have health problems that arise during pregnancy, and other women have health problems before they become pregnant that could lead to complications.
It is very important for women to receive health care before and during pregnancy to decrease the risk of pregnancy complications. Women under 17 have been found to face twice the normal risk of suffering cervical damage due to the fact that their cervixes are still “green” and developing.
  Whether microscopic or macroscopic in nature, the cervical damage which results during abortion frequently results .