Will the abortion pills cause birth defects in a baby I have in the future?

Using Mifepristone and Misoprostol to end a current pregnancy will not have any effect or cause birth defects [1] to a future pregnancy. Both of the abortion pills (Mifepristone and Misoprostol) are rapidly removed from the body, thus they do not have any effect on future pregnancies.


Sources

[1] Women on Web. What are the chances that the fetus will be malformed if you have an ongoing pregnancy? Retrieved from: https://www.womenonweb.org/en/page/478/what-are-the-chances-that-the-fetus-will-be-malformed-if-you-have-an-ongoing-p

*Nothing provided herein should be construed as professional medical advice and no medication / pills should be used without a prescription from a licensed / registered medical practitioner eligible to prescribe such medication in your local jurisdiction.

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