You may go to work or school on the day following the procedure. However, REMEMBER no strenuous exercise or heavy lifting over 20 kgs because this can cause you to bleed more.
Be sure to take all of the medications given to you according to the directions on the label.
We do not advise douching in general, but especially refrain from douching until after your follow-up exam.
All of your pregnancy
signs and symptoms (except breast tenderness) should decrease within 48-72 hours.
Your next period should start four to eight weeks after your abortion
. In case you do not get your periods after 8 weeks, consult your Doctor. It is possible to get pregnant
right after your abortion, so if pregnancy is not desired, a method of birth control is recommended.