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Is It Safe To Get An Abortion Through Telemedicine?

Abortion has unfortunately become a controversial topic particularly in the recent years, due to ongoing pressure from different groups and ultimately due to the overturn of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court. Owing to both legislative pressures as well as the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic telemedicine has emerged as a popular method for accessing abortion services, particularly in regions where access…

What To Expect When Taking Abortion Pills

Abortion Pills: Mifepristone with Misoprostol Abortion pills are the colloquial term for medications used for a medical abortion mainly in the 1sttrimester to induce a “miscarriage”. The typical medications used in this context is a combination of mifepristone and misoprostol up until the 70th day of pregnancy.  Mifepristone is a progesterone receptor antagonist. Progesterone is one of the hormones responsible for…