Fertility returns quickly, as early as 8–10 days and usually within 1 month after spontaneous or induced abortion. Women and couples need to start using a family planning method almost immediately to avoid unplanned pregnancy.
Information provision and counseling (where desired to support decision-making) regarding the return of ovulation within 2 weeks, contraceptive methods, and self-care at home are essential components of postabortion care.
Violence Against Women
Violence is not the woman’s fault. It is very common. All health care providers can do something to help.
Infertility can often be prevented. Avoiding sexually transmitted infections and receiving prompt treatment for these and other reproductive tract infections can reduce a client’s risk of infertility.