GSDS strives to provide high quality care and as part of this we would like to provide some general instructions for you to follow after your medical procedure and leaving the clinic:
24 – 48 hours following initial dose of medication:
Remember to take your second dose of medication to ensure the termination can be completed. This must be taken 24 – 48 hours after your initial dose which was taken at out clinic.
You should contact GSDS if any of the following occur (immediately - do not delay!):
Post Procedure Care
Diet: Eat as per normal. If you feel nauseated try fluids only and contact us if it does not settle down within 24 hours
Pain Relief: You may take over the counter relief that you are familiar with. DO NOT TAKE ASPIRIN (or any analgesic containing blood thinning agents)
Post procedure check-up: You will need to see our doctor two weeks after the initial dose of medication to ensure that the pregnancy has been terminated.
Activity: You can resume normal activity but no heavy lifting or strenuous activity for the next 10 days
Sexual Intercourse: No sexual intercourse for one week
Personal Hygiene: Do not use tampons whilst bleeding post-operatively within the first week – you must use pads only. You can expect the bleeding to last up to 14 days on and off. Expect your first period 4-6 weeks following your procedure. Have showers (not baths) for the next week. No swimming for one week.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any problems or concerns. Our Staff are specialists in this area and can provide expert advice.