There are two main types of abortion: medical and surgical abortion. The physical risks of medical abortion include:

  • Infection
  • Fever
  • Digestive system discomfort
  • Heavy and prolonged bleeding
  • Incomplete abortion
  • An ongoing pregnancy (if the procedure doesn’t work)

A surgical abortion comes with physical risks, including:

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

Visit our abortion page to learn more about the procedures and risks. You deserve the facts before making your final decision.