Facts About Abortion

Will this method be painful?

If choosing the medical abortion, you will receive the pills that day and then you will need to wait at least 24 hours before you insert the tablets in your mouth between your cheek and gum. . It is unlikely that the first medication you take will start the abortion right away. You can expect cramping that will probably begin in the 2-4 hours after you place the tablets between your cheek and gum. This medication causes cramping as the pregnancy tissue is being expelled from the uterus and cramps and the pain mean that the medicine is working the way it should. If little or no bleeding occurs, you will need to call the clinic the next business day. It’s the same kind of cramps that you would experience with your period, but usually stronger. You will be given an RX for pain medication.

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