Procedure is 92 99 effective at inducing a complete

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Procedure is 92-99%  effective at  inducing a complete abortion Slide 6 Types of Abortions Surgical Abortions Manual Vacuum Aspiration gentle manual aspiration (no machines)  - < 10 weeks after start of last menses Vacuum Aspiration m achine-based aspiration often with  gentle scraping of uterine walls with a  curette - < 14 weeks after start of last  m enses
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Slide 7 Slide 8 Types of Abortions Surgical Abortions Dilation and Evacuation (D&E) m ore use of instruments to dislodge  uterine contents coupled with suction to  remove contents used after 14 weeks abortions are rarely performed after 24  weeks and then only for serious health  problems Slide 9 Abortion – Psychological Reactions 1. Abortion for medical reasons - for the  health of the mother - often followed  by guilt 2. Abortion for eugenic reasons (health/ development problems with  fetus) - often followed by depression
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Slide 10 Abortion - Psychological Reactions For most women the psychological  reaction to a voluntary abortion is mild (commonly relief).   Slide 11 Factors that Increase Risk of Negative Outcomes to Voluntary Abortion
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