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14 Apr 2006

Unsucessful Abortion
please i need help urgently , i attempted an abortion and inserted two cytotec in my vagina and drank 4 as instructed by my gynae.

the baby survived and I decided to keep it however I found out there are adverse effects on the unborn baby ,please I need an informed answer on what they are and what are the chances of my baby be abnormal due to this I am now 14 weeks and need to make a decision .
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

The risks are of limb deformities and also lack of oxygen to the fetus. It is therefore recommended that, once Cytotec has been taken, you do not stop the abortion process.

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