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I am 6 months pregnant now. At the 2nd month of pregnancy i tried to abort the baby by taking 2 cytotec and inserted 1 vaginally. that night I bled but the next day the bleeding stopped. Now I am really stressed because I know something might have happened to the baby. will I expect for some devastating effect when the baby comes out?
I have had 2D ultrasound at the 4th month of my pregnancy but the sonologist didnt mention any defect with the baby. Should I be happy with that? Does fast fetal movement suggests a healthy baby?
I am really worried about my baby now, its stressing me out.I had a friend who took 10 pills of cytotec and then the baby now cant stand up. In my case, will I expect the same thing? or is there a possibility or chances of delivering a normal baby? and finally, is it still safe to have abortion at 7 months?


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replied May 1st, 2009
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Whether your baby’s health would be affected by the cytotec (generic name: misoprostol) or not can not be determined. However, there is a possibility that your baby would be completely healthy. A doctor that is well trained in pregnancy ultrasound should be able to detect abnormalities of the fetus such as: problems with the heart, formation of certain organs, and even development of the neural system.

However, certain malformations are undetectable and their effect is visible only when the baby is born and separated from the mother.
An abortion at seven months is usually not performed if malformations are not found in the baby. Also, the legislative requirements are different in different countries on this issue. So, you might consult about this with your gynecologist.


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