Studies show increase in ectopic pregnancy after an abortion

By Sarah Terzo

Studies show that the risk of an ectopic pregnancy is twice as high for women who have had one abortion, and up to four times as high for women with two or more previous abortions.10 Of those who have an ectopic pregnancy, 40 percent become infertile, and the odds of having another ectopic pregnancy are one in three. Remarkably, “Only 33 percent of women with ectopic pregnancy will have a subsequent live birth

“Ectopic Pregnancy: Prognosis for Subsequent Fertility,” www. physicianeducation.org.  

An ectopic or tubal pregnancy is a pregnancy where the baby grows in the fallopian tube. If not detected, the tube can rupture and this can be fatal to the mother.

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