Both medical and surgical abortion have physical risks that come along with each procedure. Potential medical abortion risks include:

  • Incomplete abortion, where some of the growing fetal tissue remains in the uterus
  • An ongoing pregnancy if the procedure doesn’t work
  • Heavy and prolonged bleeding
  • Infection, to include fever
  • Digestive system discomfort

Potential risks of surgical abortion procedures include:

  • Uterine perforation
  • Cervical injury
  • Infection/fever
  • Excessive bleeding

Head over to our abortion option page to learn more about this pregnancy option.