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9 weeks may have been too late?

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I really need a reply on this quick, I regretably had a medical abortion at 9 weeks it didnt work, the baby is still alive and kicking, i now want to keep this baby i do not want to have a surgical procedure (i am now 12 weeks) that will distroy me!
the gyn/abortion surgen i spoke to at the hospital for the follow up check up said it was up to me if i continue with the pregnancy chances are there will be no defects it is actually a lot lower risk to have deformities than they would have you believe and 9 weeks may have been too late, i need more opinions (drs) when i had the abortion i had no pain but 4 blood clots did come out, what was this? does the baby need whatever it was? will i produce more? after those clots the bleeding eased off and stopped after a day or too, like i say no pain, please can one of you give me some advice please urgently?


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replied April 20th, 2011
Pregnancy Answer A22199
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Bleeding with clots for a day will not usually cause much harm. You should consider getting an ultrasound scan done to look for fetal heart beat (wellbeing) and bleeding source. It will also help to see if there are any retroplacental clots present that could compromise blood supply to the baby. A blood/serum HCG level test would suggest if levels are appropriate and fine to carry on pregnancy smoothly. Take your decision based on the ultrasound scan findings and the blood/serum HCG levels. All the best.
Take care.



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