Medical & Surgical Termination Of Pregnancy

Reasons to Choose a Suction Curettage (Surgical) Abortion

  • It requires fewer office visits
  • The procedure takes a short amount of time
  • It is more effective than medical abortion (less risk of an incomplete procedure)
  • Women usually do not have heavy bleeding at home

Reasons to choose a Medical Abortion

  • It can be used in the earliest weeks of pregnancy
  • It requires no surgery
  • It requires no anesthesia
  • It has the potential for greater privacy
  • Some women feel it gives them greater control over their bodies
  • It may feel more “natural” for some women