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Fertility regulation

Induced abortion

This section includes RHL summaries of published systematic reviews evaluating male and female methods of contraception (including emergency contraception), and clinical methods of induced abortion.

Anesthesia for evacuation of incomplete miscarriage

Young woman receiving counselling.

Medical methods for first trimester abortion

An abortion patient on a surgery table.

Cervical preparation for first trimester surgical abortion

Doctors or mid-level providers for abortion

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Vacuum aspiration for induced abortion in the first trimester

Bottle of antibiotics

Perioperative antibiotics to prevent infection after first-trimester abortion