What is Laminaria, How is It Used in Abortion, and Are There Risks ?

What it is Laminaria? Laminaria is a kind of seaweed that can be sterilized, rolled and dried to create a thin stick or “tent” that can be inserted into the cervix to force dilation. There is a synthetic version of currently available in the United States called Dilapan-STM Also known as osmotic dilators, both are […]

Pregnancy, Abortion and Breast Health

It has long been disputed among medical researchers that induced abortion (IA) puts women at a higher risk for breast cancer. According to the American College of Pediatricians, this argument is supported by an increasing number of studies which “show that IA prior to 32 weeks in and of itself is a risk factor for […]

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Will an Abortion Hurt My Chances of Having Children in the Future?

The short answer is yes, it could. Complications that can arise from induced abortion, such as infection and damage to the uterus, are the main cause of future risk to women. In the case of medical abortion, the risks for these complications are increased  in women who have a high risk of uterine rupture; an […]