has nyone taken the pills cytotec and delivered after this pill failed? i am 3 months pregnant and am concerned of birth defects.please nyone out there that has been through my situation.
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replied February 8th, 2010
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MommyDama, Cytotec fails often. It is not an abortion pill but a pill that will make you go into labor. So you basically try to give birth to the premature fetus. The pill by itselfdoes thus not abort the baby by killing it first. So any side effects onthe baby is from the medicine, not the attempted abortion.

Amazingly there are many women that does not abort this way and give birth toperfectly healthy babies. The effect of CyTotec on babies is not studied for obvious reasons. From experiences in Latin America, South Africa and the Fillipines it is thought that there is a slightly higher likelyhood of birth defects. This increase is not major.

Take care and I hope you have a happy and healthybaby that will bring you much joy.
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