Gå til innhold
☰ Menu

Surgical abortion

Abortions (induced abortions) between nine and twelve weeks are usually performed surgically. The procedure is conducted while the patient is under a local anaesthetic. The cervix is partially blocked, and the foetus and placenta are removed by vacuum suction. Surgical abortion rarely leads to serious medical complications. However, in some instances the cervix is not completely emptied. This can lead to bleeding and perhaps infection. In that case the remaining matter has to be scraped out.

We are in the process of translating the full content of this website to English.
Translated material will be published consecutively as soon as it is ready.
There are about 1300 questions with answers, as well as many articles that need to be translated. 
We ask for your patience and understanding for this.