Risks of Abortion

Are there risks with abortion?

Although many abortion clinics will give you facts on what takes place during the abortion procedure itself, many fail to discuss the long-lasting risks that abortion has on its patient both physically and emotionally. At COLFS Medical Clinic, we care about your long-term needs and here to walk you through the reality of what having an abortion does to your body, mind, and soul. We are here to answer any questions you have and guide you every step of the way, contact us today.

What are the physical risks of abortion?

  • Permanent damage to the uterus
  • Injury to the bowel or bladder
  • Cut/Torn Cervix
  • Severe Cramping
  • Nausea/Vomiting
  • Future problems conceiving children
  • Hemorrhaging(heavy bleeding)
  • Risk of future hysterectomy
  • Risks that involve surgery/anesthesia

What are the emotional risks of abortion?

  • PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Sadness
  • Guilt
  • Addiction
  • Eating Disorder
  • Despair

How severe are the risks of abortion?

Like any medical procedure, weighing the risks is vital when making an appropriate decision for yourself , especially when it involves something with lifelong risks. Although rare, some abortion procedures may cause severe bleeding and infection that could potentially lead to death. Sometimes the emotional trauma involved with such an extreme procedure also leads to life-changing effects most do not consider. The father also suffers from the trauma, which puts many relationships and marriages in a strained position. The loss of a pregnancy no matter how it happens is devastating. The COLFS staff is here to offer all the counseling available to not only the female considering abortion , but also the male partner involved. The decision should never be made alone , and we are here for you every step of the way.  Contact us today to speak with a staff member or make an appointment.