Common methods for abortion are instrumental evacuation through the vagina or medical induction (to induce uterine contractions). Before abortion is done, confirm that the woman is pregnant, and if so, determine gestational age based on history and physical examination and/or ultrasonography.
Similarly, you may ask, what are the different types of abortion?
- Medical abortion.
- Methotrexate and misoprostol.
- Vacuum aspiration.
- Late term.
- Emergency contraception.
Additionally, what is a legally induced abortion? Induced Abortion. Induced abortion is defined by the FIGO Ethics Committee as the termination of pregnancy using drugs or surgical intervention after implantation and before the embryo or fetus has become independently viable.
Keeping this in consideration, what is the most common type of abortion?
Suction abortion (also called vacuum aspiration) is the most common type of in-clinic abortion.
How is abortion done?
Method of surgical abortion Your cervix opening is gradually widened with rods of increasing size and a slim tube is then inserted into your uterus. The pregnancy (the fetus and the placenta) is withdrawn with gentle suction. Another instrument called a curette is used to check the uterus is empty.