Methods of terminating the pregnancy

Before terminating pregnancy women need to consider both the options of termination-medical as well as surgical. Both the ways of terminating the pregnancy are safe and also gives you the result which is accurate. Termination of pregnancy becomes important when there is a risk to the infant or mother. Both the techniques are used only under health care provider and also these are the approved method of having a pregnancy termination.

Medical termination:

Medical abortion is done with the help of FDA approved drugs and these drugs are used safely to terminate the pregnancy. To have a safe pregnancy termination, you need to be sure with your gestation period. Here are some of the medicines which help you terminate the pregnancy.

Mifepristone and Misoprostol:

Mifepristone is an anti-progesterone pill whereas Misoprostol pill is prostaglandin pill which helps you in terminating the pregnancy. To have safe termination women need to gulp Mifepristone pill first and this termination pill helps to break the lining of the uterus. Misoprostol pill helps to contract the uterus and dilate the cervix which helps to dispel the fetus. This medicine takes 14 days to complete the whole process. This Abortion Pill results in side effects and this termination process makes it look like a miscarriage.


This is an oral drug which contains chemical and this helps the growth cell of unborn and this nullifies the required life support that is required for the survival of the child. Due to the effect of this medicine, the fetus gets dispelled. A further Misoprostol pill is taken so that the uterus can contract and this helps the pregnancy parts so that the fetus can get dispelled.

Salt poisoning:

This method is mostly followed while you have a second or third-trimester pregnancy. To conduct this process the health care provider would inject the salt into the woman’s womb which further goes into the fetus. After injecting this slot in the body this chemical makes the unborn ceases in an hour. After two days women are made to deliver the deadened baby.


This medicine is used during the second or third trimester. In an amniotic sac, this prostaglandin hormone is been inserted. This chemical leads to premature labor and cramping which results in termination of pregnancy.

Surgical termination:

Surgical termination is done with the help of instruments and this is quite an expensive method which is used for termination. This process is being conducted with the help of instruments and this is only performed by the professional healthcare personnel.

Here are some of the procedures which are used to conduct surgically:

Suction aspiration:

This is the method which is utilized during the first-trimester pregnancy. The health care provider inserts the vacuum or suction tube instrument in the woman’s womb.  This instrument has a pointy edge and helps to remove the fetal and pregnancy sections which are sucked into the collection bottle.

Dilation and extraction:

This process is conducted during the third trimester and is used to remove the 32 weeks of the fetus. The healthcare provider reaches to the fetal section with the help of forceps and collects the whole pregnancy tissues in the instrument.

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