Abortion Aftercare Do's

  • Use sanitary towels rather than tampons

  • Take contraception immediately as you will be at your most fertile after having an abortion

  • Take regular over the counter painkillers

  • Complete the full course of antibiotics if you have been given them to ensure any infection is completely cleared. Leaving an infection untreated can cause serious medical complications and infertility

  • Rest and take it easy - take your recovery at your own pace

  • Make use of the counselling and advice services offered

  • Follow the aftercare information you have been given
     

Abortion Aftercare Don'ts

  • Have sexual intercourse straight away. You are advised to wait at least two weeks after the abortion and until the bleeding has stopped

  • Don't rush going back to work

  • Avoid heavy lifting or other physically challenging activity

  • Don't drive for at least 48 hours if you have had a general anaesthetic

  • It is advisable to wait as long as you can before having a cigarette after having a general anaesthetic as it may make you feel faint
     

Warning Signs after an Abortion

Having a raised temperature, experiencing severe pain or cramping, unusual vaginal discharge and if you are experiencing sickness or breast tenderness few weeks after an abortion, may be signs of you having an infection. Not treating an infection can cause other health issues and may even lead to future infertility.

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