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Medical Termination of pregnancy of 22 weeks for to fetal abnormalities

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Buttons2019 Sat 23-Nov-19 21:04:00

Can anyone tell me living in England, how medical termination is completed, is it a procedure where you are given general anaesthetic and the baby is removed or do you have to go through labour

DieHardISaChristmasFilm Sat 23-Nov-19 21:07:05

I'm sorry this is happening to you.
In my case I had an injection through my stomach to stop the babies heart, then an induction of labour.

WwfLeopard Sat 23-Nov-19 21:07:32

11 years ago I was offered this procedure, it was labour

Runkle Sat 23-Nov-19 21:09:03

Google BPAS flowers

SylvanianFrenemies Sat 23-Nov-19 21:10:05

If you are going through this, sorry.

It is labour. For me this wasn't entirely negative, DP and I benefitted from seeing our baby.

ARC UK have a great helpline if you need support of information.

hiredandsqueak Sat 23-Nov-19 21:11:29

I had a baby die at twenty weeks so went through an induction of sorts to deliver the fetus and then a general anaesthetic for an ERPC. I found it very tough if I'm honest even though everyone was very kind. flowers so sorry you are going through this.

Nanmumandmidwife Sun 24-Nov-19 12:45:06

@Buttons2019 a medical termination is a mini labour.
There is clear information here www.arc-uk.org/for-parents/ending-a-pregnancy
Your post implies that .this may be something you are considering for yourself. If that is so please accept a virtual hug and my condolences. Such a very difficult decision. I hope that you are getting good support and have had the opportunity to consider all possible options. If you want to ask specific things privately I am happy for you to PM me. I have supported many, many women in this situation over years as a specialist midwife www.walkingwithyou.org.uk

charliesp Sun 24-Nov-19 13:28:22

Labour.

Sorry this has happened to you. I've been there thanks

Buttons2019 Sun 24-Nov-19 15:56:20

Sorry this has also happened you

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