Abortion , means the evacuation of an unwanted pregnancy into the womb. It is also referred to as aborting a baby in people’s mouth. It is also referred to as pregnancy termination, pregnancy termination, or dilatation-cortage in the medical literature.
Legal Size Of Abortion
Abortions performed for the purpose of evacuating a pregnancy are limited to 10 weeks from the last menstrual period. The date of the last menstrual period is the day the period began. If the pregnancy is greater than this week, then the abortion is not performed.
However, if the pregnancy is dangerous to the life of the mother, the pregnancy can be terminated regardless of the week of pregnancy, taking into account the life of the mother.
If a condition that is incompatible with the life of the child in the womb or that will significantly affect the life of the child after birth is detected by ultrasound and tests, the pregnancy can be terminated by looking at the life of the child.
Things to consider about abortion
- Abortion is a surgical procedure. Therefore, it should be done by experienced people
- Before performing an abortion, the size and location of the pregnancy in the uterus must be determined.
- Abortion should be carried out in a sterile environment. General or local anesthesia may be used.
- If general anesthesia is applied to the patient, he should be asked to feel hungry and thirsty 4-5 hours in advance.
- After the procedure, examinations should be carried out.
- Perforations may occur in the uterus and intestines.
- Heavy bleeding may occur during an abortion.
- Pregnancy without evacuation.
- The remainder of the uterus after an abortion.
- There may be problems related to the anesthesia.
- Absence or reduction of menstruation due to the destruction of uterine tissues or the formation of uterine adhesions.