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15The Basics

First things first: abortion is simply the termination of a pregnancy. Generally, there are two types, spontaneous and induced.

A spontaneous abortion, which we’ll discuss briefly in a minute, is one that is not intended. It is often called a miscarriage when it occurs before the fetus is viable, and a

stillbirth when it is after the fetus is viable.

An induced abortion is one that is intended. This can be done through several methods, although the ones that are the safest are those carried out by health care professionals

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