When Does Ovulation Occur After An Abortion?

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A surgical abortion is a procedure that ends a pregnancy by removing the fetus and placenta from the mother's womb (uterus).

There are different types of surgical abortion.

Sometimes the woman needs the procedure for a health reason. This is called a therapeutic abortion.

Other times, she chooses (elects) to end the pregnancy. This is called an elective abortion.

See also: Miscarriage


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Suction curettage; Surgical abortion; Elective abortion - surgical; Therapeutic abortion...

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