Dr Khumalo Women's Clinic
Gynecologist Center with a wide range of experience in women Health
Safe Abortion Procedures
An abortion is a medical abortion procedure used to terminate pregnancy. There are different methods of abortion commonly performed depending on length of pregnancy.
One is through a medication and the other methods are procedures which take place in a clinic, including aspiration (the most common method, All of these methods, when performed by health care professionals, are very safe.
We offer safe Abortion procedures
Our private Women clinic offers early pregnancy termination, late trimester surgical termination & womb cleaning service.
If you need to have a termination in the comfort of your home then order our termination pills for a quick & pain free procedure. We provide both medical abortion termination using abortions pills & surgical abortions depending on the weeks of the pregnancy.
We Provide Both Medical & Surgical Abortion
Surgical Abortion, also known as Suction Aspiration Procedure, can be performed in a one-day procedure
if not more than 16 weeks The procedure is done in the doctor’s office with local anesthesia and oral pain-relieving medications.
You will be in a private room during your health education session, exam, procedure.
The entire visit will take around 2 hours if you are less than 12 weeks pregnant. If you are 12 to 14 weeks pregnant, your visit will last 5 to 3 hours.
We use a speculum to view inside your vagina
2. Clean your vagina and cervix with gauze soaked in soap
3. Apply numbing medication to your cervix
4. Dilate your cervix, the tight opening to your uterus, with thin metal rods
5. Insert a narrow flexible tube into your uterus
6. Apply gentle suction to the other end of the tube to remove all of the pregnancy tissue.
Toward the end of the procedure, you may feel a cramp that feels similar to a menstrual cramp in your uterus, as it is shrinking down to its usual size.
Most of the procedure time is spent preparing your body for the procedure. The suction portion only takes about a minute and the entire procedure takes around 10 to 15 minutes.
After Surgical Procedures
After the procedure, you should remain resting for a few minutes. You will probably have some cramping and spotting. We will provide you with a heat pack and a menstrual pad as well as juice.
We you give you instructions on how to take care of your body. The doctor will give you antibiotics and a prescription for birth control if you desire it.
You should go immediately home to rest and start the medications. You should be able to return to normal activities, such as work and school, the next day.
Medical Abortion Procedures
Medical abortion (Abortion pills) is a procedure that uses medication to end a pregnancy. A medical abortion doesn’t require surgery or anesthesia and can be started either in a medical office or at home with follow-up visits to our doctor.
It’s safer and most effective during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Medication abortion is an abortion using pills that you swallow, or that are put through the vagina. This type of abortion can be done as soon as a pregnancy begins, and is usually available until week 2 to 12 of pregnancy,
Why do women choose Medical Abortion
The kind of abortion you choose all depends on your personal preference and situation. With medication abortion, some people like that you don’t need to have a procedure in a doctor’s office. You can have your medication abortion at home or in another comfortable place that you choose.
You can decide who you want to be with during your abortion, or you can do it alone. Because medication abortion is similar to a miscarriage, many people feel like it’s more “natural” and less invasive. We can help you decide which kind of abortion is best for you
How will the abortion affect your periods?
t’s normal to bleed and spot off and on for several weeks after your abortion.
You can use pads, or a menstrual cup whatever’s the most comfortable for you.
But we may recommend you to use pads for a few days after the abortion so you can track how much you’re bleeding.
Abortion starts a new menstrual cycle, so your period should go back to normal 4-8 weeks after your abortion.
Can you breast feed After you take the Abortion Pills?
The medicines in the abortion pill can sometimes pass into breastmilk. But it’s usually in small amounts that shouldn’t affect a baby.
You can talk to us if you’re breastfeeding, and we shall help you figure out what’s best for you and your baby.
When Can You start Using Birth Control After Abortion?
You can start a new birth control method immediately after having a medication abortion.
You can get pregnant very quickly after your abortion, so it’s a good idea to talk to us about birth control as soon as you can, We can help you find a method that’s right for you.