Yesterday I took the first pill (Mifepristone) for medical abortion. After taking the pill I felt a lot of regret and have decided that, if there is a chance, I would like to keep my baby. It's been a day and I have yet to start feeling any symptoms such as nausea, bleeding, cramps etc. I did not take the second dose of pills yet (Misoprostol).
What should I do? How would I know if I am still pregnant? Is my baby still alive? and if it is, will there be any defects? I also read somewhere that if I don't continue with Misoprostol than I will have an infection.
I am 9 weeks.
Does anyone know of someone who gave birth to a healthy baby after taking abortion pill?
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It is difficult to comment on your pregnancy status (after Mifepristone use) without examining you and going ahead with tests like serial HCG levels test and ultrasound scan. Doubling up of the HCG hormone levels in 48-72 hours will show that pregnancy is going on smoothly. If levels are not adequate, then external hormonal supplements should be considered to be started to help with preventing miscarriage/threatened abortion. An ultrasound scan done will help to look for any bleeding, and also confirm fetal heartbeat and wellbeing. Visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for further evaluation and assistance. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet. Avoid any heavy work. Avoid having intercourse during first trimester. Avoid lifting heavy objects and climbing stairs or standing for long periods of time. Look out for early signs like bleeding/spotting, increased abdominal cramps and back pain etc. Report any unusual symptoms immediately to your treating doctor/gynecologist. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist.
Please make a MD appointment and let them know your decision. Eat healthy food, avoid salt and drink plenty of water. Soda is high in sugar & has a lot of salt.............no alcohol, no smoking and take care of yourself & the baby. You also need special vitamens for the baby.
My sister in law is 21 weeks pregnant after a failed misoprotol abortion. She has decided to keep the baby! Can you tell me what kind of abnormalities your baby has and were they able to determine that he would have problems during sono?
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