Natural Liberty: Rediscovering Self-Induced Abortion Methods by Sage-Femme Collective

By Sage-Femme Collective

Common Liberty is an in depth, good documented advisor for girls and students - outlining the historical past, mythology, and techniques of self-induced abortion, that includes: pharmaceutical drug abortion, menstrual extraction, 40 crops used traditionally to urge abortion, homeopathy, acupuncture, therapeutic massage, yoga, and extra.

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Methotrexate Brand Name: Rheumatrex™. Gemeprost™, Prostin E2™, and Cervidil™ Pessaries Gemeprost™, like misoprostol, is a synthetic analogue to Prostaglandin E1. Gemeprost™ vaginal pessaries are used in the United Kingdom and Sweden for dilation of the cervix prior to a first trimester surgical abortion and for the termination of pregnancy in the second trimester. 0 mg is inserted into the vagina up to three hours before the operation. 0 mg is inserted every three hours, up to five pessaries total.

Knowledge of the gestational age of the pregnancy and fetus is a valuable tool when making decisions and knowing what to expect regarding self-induced abortion methods. To calculate the gestational age: Take the first day of the last normal menstrual period (LMP) and count forward the number of days that the pregnancy has progressed. • Review Options Review available abortion and contraception options (see Resources). Clinical abortion services are usually safer and more effective than self-induced abortion options.

Methotrexate can also suppress the immune system; women with immune deficiency should not take it. More mild side effects of methotrexate are: mouth sores, stomach upset, headache, drowsiness, itching, skin rash, dizziness, and hair loss. On rare occasions, methotrexate use has caused lung toxicity which presents with a dry, non-productive cough. • Methotrexate Brand Name: Rheumatrex™. Gemeprost™, Prostin E2™, and Cervidil™ Pessaries Gemeprost™, like misoprostol, is a synthetic analogue to Prostaglandin E1.

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