Why it's doneBy Mayo Clinic Staff
A woman's reasons for having a medical abortion are highly personal. You can choose medical abortion to complete an early miscarriage or end an unwanted pregnancy. You may have mixed feelings about being pregnant. You may have major financial problems or you may not be capable of parenting due to mental health problems or other issues.
You can also choose to have a medical abortion if you have a medical condition that makes continuing a pregnancy life-threatening.
April 01, 2015
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