If you have been pregnant for more than 9 weeks and want to get an abortion using Misoprostol (Cytotec – 200mcg) this medication will work and cause an abortion.
The medical abortion is a procedure that can be safely done until the limit of 12 weeks. Some women get abortions between the 12th and 14th week, but that is not recommended.
This process can be performed after 9 weeks of pregnancy. However, it demands some special care because the period that range between the 9th and 12th week usually comes with a slightly higher risk of complications.
For this reason, we strongly advise to carry out the abortion process near a hospital or anywhere else where you can get medical help in case you need it.
Thus, in case you need any medical assistance, you’ll know you can easily get it. It would also be helpful to have someone by your side, not only to feel more secure but also to help you with any displacements.
Abortions induced by pills have proved effective in the first trimester (until the 12th week) and they have been successfully used during the second trimester. (08) However, this type of abortions performed in longer gestations, there is an increase in the number of surgical procedures due to medication or to heavier bleeding. (12) (55) (56)
|Lenght of pregnacy||% of women who needed suction aspiration|
|0-49 days (0-7 weeks)||2.0 %|
|40-63 days (7-9 weeks)||2.5 %|
|64-70 days (9-10 weeks)||2.7 %|
|71-77 days (10-11 weeks)||3.3 %|
|77-84 days (11-12 weeks)||5.1 %|
|85-91 days (12-13 weeks)||8.0 %|
If a woman does not have the means to safely perform the abortion, nor the access to the Aborto na Nuvem service, she will probably resort to unsafe sources to end her pregnancy, like the introduction of sharp objects into her vagina, the ingestion of harmful chemicals, such as bleach or even by punching her stomach. (19) It is always safer for a woman to have a medical abortion rather than using other dangerous methods.
The doctor has always an ethical and moral commitment to provide you with medical care.
In countries with legal restrictions and abortion policies, you must say you THINK you had a miscarriage. This is a very common event and no doctor or nurse can deny you the treatment or force you to undergo to discriminatory therapy that can cause physical or psychological trauma.
If you feel that you have been deprived of your basic rights by being a victim of an humiliating or painful treatment, do not remain silent and REPORT those who were involved to the competent authorities or regulatory agencies. Your complaint will help to improve the standards of medical care.
The MEDICAL CONFIDENTIALITY is an OBLIGATION and a RIGHT towards the patient.
If you are a victim of any breach of medical confidentiality, you should not only report it to the competent authorities but also bring the matter to justice. Find a lawyer and ask for a compensation. In most countries the breach of confidentiality between doctor and patient is subject to criminal penalties, including the payment of fines and prision.