Induced abortion

An induced abortion is a procedure that can be done up to 12 weeks of pregnancy.

How Is the Surgery Performed?

The surgery is performed under general anesthesia.
A suction device is inserted through the vagina and the dilated cervix, and the content of the uterus is removed.

What Should Be Known After Surgery?

The patient should refrain from swimming, sexual intercourse, and using tampons up to the next menses.