i did an abortion in july this year and regret it. i cant get over it and since then im trying to conceive again without success. im bleeding heavilly during my period and worrying that something may be wrong with me. please help

Most women who have a

Most women who have a surgical abortion will not have any problem getting pregnant in the future. However women who have had multiple abortions, or who have had an infection after an abortion may have impaired fertility. Also, there are a small number of women who have medical complications after an abortion, which result in serious fertility problems.

It is common for it to take a few months or even a year to get pregnant, even for women who have not had abortions. However, the emotional toll of an abortion can be heavy for many women. I suggest you visit your local pregnancy resource center for a post-abortion workshop to help you come to terms with your abortion decision. The staff are very caring and non-judgmental.

Best of luck,
Dr. Williams

Monnica Williams, Ph.D.
Sex Education Advisor. www.MonnicaWilliams.com.

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