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Definition: The premature expulsion from the uterus of an embryo or nonviable fetus. It can be either a natural occurrence or a planned medical pregnancy termination.

Also Known As: spontaneous abortion, miscarriage

Related Resources:

Abortion Resources
Information about what to expect before, during, and after medical abortion.

Abortion Pill Approved
Information about RU-486 and how it is used to terminate pregnancy.

Women Talk About the Abortion Pill
Real women, like yourself, discuss RU-486.

Elsewhere on the Web:

Abortion Clinics Online
A directory services that has information on over 400 abortion service providers.

What to Expect if You Choose Abortion
Information from Planned Parenthood discusses pre-abortion tests, procedures, and recovery.

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