Abortion/Questions

SubjectDate AskedExpert
Abortion3/19/2017Pat G
  Q: I had a medical abortion about on 6/7 Feb (about 6 weeks ago).the bleeding stopped after few days ...
  A: Fatima, You have raised a lot of questions, and I will try to give some kind of answer to each one. ...
Cervical incompetence1/25/2017Pat G
  Q: My sister has history of 4 recurrent painless abortions because of cervical incompetence. It ...
  A: Dr. Nosheen, First, please know I am not a doctor. I am a medical researcher. Why would she need a ...
Post surgical worries1/15/2017Pat G
  Q: I had a surgical abortion two weeks ago at 6 weeks. Beginning at 4.5 weeks I had bad nausea, ...
  A: Poppy, I am really sorry you are going through all this. You deserve better. I completely ...
Had unprotected sex with a woman after abortion1/8/2017Pat G
  Q: i had unprotected sex with my girlfriend after she had an abortion and now whenever i get an ...
  A: Patrick, Abortionists are notorious for refusing to sterilize their instruments. So if one client ...
pregnant after abortion1/3/2017Pat G
  Q: I had an aspiration abortion of a 3rd es pregnancy on the 29th of November, had sex on the 23rd of ...
  A: kwinsi, While it is possible you are pregnant, it is difficult to say how likely it is. Since you ...
Faint positive test11/14/2016Pat G
  Q: Ok I had an medical abortion on October 23. I bleed for two weeks and on the third week November ...
  A: Kaitlyn, If you haven't had sex before this past week, you won't get a positive pregnancy test this ...
Related pregnancy and periods10/28/2016Pat G
  Q: I have sex on 26th Sept and got normal periods on 29th of Sept. This is my first time of having sex. ...
  A: supriya, You might want to make this message private again, since your earlier messages were ...
unsure9/30/2016Pat G
  Q: it really means a lot because i haven't talked to anyone about this. i am still torn. i don't know ...
  A: Naia, You are very, very welcome. Here is what is most likely to happen with your mother. She will ...
unsure9/29/2016Pat G
  Q: i am in a country where abortion is illegal. i am 22 years old, with a degree and a job. i'm almost ...
  A: Naia, These medications they use to produce abortion are VERY DANGEROUS. I cannot recommend any ...
how to abort8/30/2016Pat G
  Q: i just want to ask what's the effective way to abort a child? either food/drink/medicine? thanks
  A: Chloe, As you are probably aware, abortion is illegal in your country. The government want to ...
Abortion Recovery8/24/2016Pat G
  Q: My question is probably a rather vague one but it's still something I can't stop stressing about. ...
  A: Samm, I apologize for not answering sooner. I was not notified that I had received a question. I ...
still worried...please help me...7/24/2016Pat G
  Q: ..im living here in saudi arabia where abortion is really prohibited, im really worried about my ...
  A: dhemie, Your question is a very difficult one. You are basically asking me to diagnose pregnancy, ...
follow up7/20/2016Pat G
  Q: Good day,i had an abortion on may 17 and four days later i started bleeding heavily clot were coming ...
  A: christy, I am glad you contacted me. This sounds potentially dangerous. After they did a D&C on you ...
Cytotec7/8/2016Pat G
  Q: Please help, I found out I was pregnant on Monday and should only be about 3 weeks, I took Cytotec ...
  A: Sheriese, Generally speaking, it is an all or nothing situation that early. Furthermore in most ...
cramp7/5/2016Pat G
  Q: after taking 3 pills of misoprostol,I bled nd had cramps for 2 days with a severe pain nd clots with ...
  A: Peace, I am sorry you are having these problems. They do not surprise me. Those pills are ...
Scared:( please help7/1/2016Pat G
  Q: I had a surgical abortion about two months ago (don't judge me) I regret it but did it since I have ...
  A: Jennifer, We're not into judging people here. It sounds like you are doing plenty of judging for ...
Am I still having abortion symptoms or pregnancy symptoms?6/28/2016Pat G
  Q: I had an abortion June 10th. I had normal bleeding and didn't have any cramps. I went to my follow ...
  A: Kat, It would be too soon for you to be having pregnancy symptoms from a new pregnancy. And it ...
Unsuccessful abortion?6/16/2016Pat G
  Q: On the 14th of June I went into the clinic to take mifepristone, they did a ultrasound and ...
  A: Marie, I agree with the nurse. This early, it doesn't mean a thing. That said, they have put you ...
If a child is born alive during an abortion6/6/2016Pat G
  Q: If a child is born alive during an abortion is the doctor required to send the child to the ...
  A: administrator, Laws vary from state to state. In Michigan, it is against the law NOT to provide ...
Tried to abort with cytotec5/25/2016Pat G
  Q: I made a horrible mistake when I listened to my boyfriend's mom and took cytotec to try and abort my ...
  A: Kimberley, I am so sorry about all this. It is so easy for a woman to make such a mistake. You were ...
Brown Discharge 2mths After Medical Abortion5/19/2016Pat G
  Q: I had a medical abortion on 17.03.16 when I was about 8 weeks pregnant. I had severe cramps and lots ...
  A: Rebecca, You are asking me a medical question about your own body. Only a doctor who can examine ...
Unprotected sex 4 days after medical abortion.4/19/2016Pat G
  Q: I had a medical abortion taking the misopropol pills on Thursday evening (4/14). I began bleeding, ...
  A: Laura, There are unanswered questions in your case, and I need more information. How far along were ...
Pregnancy detection4/7/2016Pat G
  Q: I have had an unprotected sex on April 3rd my boyfriend did a coitus interruptus. My cycles were ...
  A: Lily, Coitus interruptus does not protect a woman from pregnancy. A man often has a drop of semen ...
I feel a tightened stomach and potruded stomach3/21/2016Pat G
  Q: i had a sunction abortion a month ago,but recently like a week ago,i have been eating a lot,i used ...
  A: sandy, You wouldn't get a protruding belly if you just got pregnant again. There is a possibility ...
Important3/16/2016Pat G
  Q: I am 15 days pregnant.. I went to doc she gave me Mite Misoprostol 200mcg tabs for 3 days.... 2 tabs ...
  A: Mrs. ahmed, Misoprostol is VERY DANGEROUS. It can cause you to bleed to death. It may or may not ...
Bloated stomach3/9/2016Pat G
  Q: I had an abortion 3 months ago I was 5 weeks and ever since then I've been bloated and I my stomach ...
  A: Joselyn, Having an abortion is not normal. It does terrible things to a woman's body. If you have ...
3 months plus delay in periods and dry cough2/18/2016Pat G
  Q: I am a 25 year old girl , I got my last periods in october 2015 . I have tried every home remedy and ...
  A: yakshika, Are you underweight? Are you malnourished in any way? Do you have excess fat? Are you a ...
about s t mom tblt2/3/2016Pat G
  Q: I am 3 weeks pregnent bt i dont want it ... So i strted using s t mom 200mg ... Is it safe to hv it ...
  A: sara, No, s t mom 200mg is NOT safe at all. I can't help you hurt yourself. But if you can spell ...
I took the Abortion Pill 1st Step1/28/2016Pat G
  Q: I took the first abortion pill in the planned parent hood clinic on Monday 1.25.16 at 11:15 am and ...
  A: Sadie, My heart goes out to you, and I am sorry I wasn't able to get back to you sooner. I'd have ...
After Abortion- Possible Retained Products-Do I need a D&E?1/21/2016Pat G
  Q: I am traveling in India and had a medical abortion on Dec 19th. 2 weeks after, my ultrasound showed ...
  A: Rani, These are really medical questions properly answered by a doctor who can examine and test ...
Possible pregancy12/21/2015Pat G
  Q: I had a surgical termination after a poor prenatal prognosis. I was 15 weeks. I recovered quickly ...
  A: A, Be careful of those poor prenatal diagnoses. They are often flat out wrong. If you bear a child ...
If a legal abortion is performed12/2/2015Pat G
  Q: If a legal abortion is performed and the fetus is born alive(common law defection) healthy can the ...
  A: webmaster, I repeat: Why are you asking me these questions? You have demonstrated that you are ...
What happen when you perform11/27/2015Pat G
  Q: What happen when you perform an abortion and the child is born alive? That child that is born alive ...
  A: webmaster, It depends on how old the child is when he or she is born, and what kinds of care can be ...
Pregnancy/Delayed Period11/18/2015Pat G
  Q: I am Mita from Bangladesh. In every month, I had regular period within first 3-10 date of each ...
  A: Mita, You should not take or eat Isovent 200 under any circumstances whatsoever. It is a very ...
Medical abortion11/10/2015Pat G
  Q: Pls. Dear i had abortion bleeding for 8 days and had sex after 3 days, bleeding starts again that ...
  A: Loveth, Short question, short answer: No. You are at risk for sexually transmitted disease, and for ...
no bleeding after taking cytotic11/6/2015Pat G
  Q: I start using cytotic last sunday this coming sundaywill be 1 week why I didnt bleed that time I ...
  A: emma, How far along were you when you took it? Were you measuring from your last menstrual period, ...
abortion11/2/2015Pat G
  Q: my sis. is having anemia and also got pregnant its being 1 month can she do abortion in this case I ...
  A: poonam, I am very glad you wrote, and I can sense you love your sister very much. A woman often ...
Periods after abortion11/1/2015Pat G
  Q: Hey. I got my abortion like 4 weeks ago. It's was out 2 so like 29 days ago. I took birth control ...
  A: Tahnia, The usual information I can get about a drug was unavailable, but I was able to learn ...
medabon10/31/2015Pat G
  Q: if I had unprotected sex yesterday n I take medabon plus postino2 what may happen to me. pls I help ...
  A: manddy, It looks like there these possibilities: 1. you weren't fertile and won't get pregnant 2. ...
High Blood Pressure Possibly Due to Abortion?10/28/2015Pat G
  Q: I took the abortion pill 4 months ago and before that, I had never had blood pressure issues. I ...
  A: Devon, First of all, please be aware that abortion causes a major disruption of a woman's hormones. ...

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I can help women with the consideration of their decision, and with resources, and I can share my own experiences as the mother of seven and grandmother of eleven. My approach is to show love and concern, and help women work through the issues, emotional, spiritual, practical. I also help women deal with boyfriend and family issues. I am not a doctor, but I have done extensive medical research, so I may be able to help with information. I am female. When you write, if you are or were pregnant, please tell me how far along you were or are, and if you have had an abortion, please tell me what kind. Thank you.

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I have been working with women who are considering abortion for several years. I also work with women who have had abortions. Our family has also experienced adoption, so I can talk about that as well.

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I am mostly self-taught. I also studied midwifery for awhile. I have spent years doing research on this topic. In fact, I have been doing research and working in this area since the early 1970's. I have been helping women online for a few years, under the guidance of a woman who was formally training in counseling.

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