What are the two main types of abortion?

There are two types of abortion [1]: medical abortion with pills or surgical procedure. Both are effective and safe when they are done properly. Women may choose one method over another for personal or safety reasons, or may only have one method available as an option to her.


[1] Bpas. Abortion treatments. Retrieved from:

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