A. Before the intervention:
1) Documentation required
- Patients over 18: must bring an ID (D.N.I, N.I.E, passport, etc.)
- Underage patients: you must bring your own ID, be accompanied by a parent (who must bring their ID as well), and a document that confirms that you are family, like the family register book or your birth certificate.
2) First gynecological visit: The patient will first be seen by a doctor who will perform an ultrasound and give you all the information necessary to choose the right method. If the requirements are met, the intervention can be performed the same day.
3) That day, the patient will stay in the clinic between 2 and 4 hours, depending on the weeks of pregnancy and the chosen method.
4) In order for the procedure to be performed, both medical and legal requirements must be met. Otherwise, it cannot be performed.
1) Types of anesthesia:
- SEDATION: This way you will not feel any pain and it will be practiced by an expert anesthetist.
- LOCAL ANESTHESIA: In this case you may feel pain, which intensity depends mainly on the sensitivity of each patient. Administration is carried out by an expert physician.
2) Methods for performing IVE:
I. Up to 12 weeks gestation: Karman method or aspiration.
Ⅱ. More than 12 weeks and up to 22 weeks gestation: Dilation and Evacuation method (D&E) or Finks.
C. After the intervention:
1) You will access the recovery room, the nurse will explain the precautions to be taken in the next 15 days. We deliver written informational material.
2) After 1 or 2 hours, after confirming you are in good condition, you will be discharged by the doctor and be able to go home.
1) It is recommended to pass a medical check-up 15 days after surgery. Until then:
- Do not use tampons or cups, only pads.
- Do not do immersion baths in swimming pool, bath or bidet.
- Do not have sex at the risk of an aggregate infection,
- Do not practice sports for two or three days.
2) It is considered normal:
I. Having blood loss, which can be null, low or similar to menstruation. Periods have to appear after 30-60 days.
Ⅱ. Having pain less or similar to menstruation.
3) Is not considered normal:
I. Having blood loss more abundant than usually during menstruation.
II. Fever (> de 38º)
III. Having more intense pain than during your periods.
IV. Menstruation delay for more than 60 days.
V. For any emergency or if you have any doubt, you can call us 24/7 on the +3493 339 01 36 or by email: [email protected]
E. What if you have a negative RH blood group? (Anti-D vaccine)
Women with a negative blood group who have an induced or spontaneous abortion or delivery are prescribed an injection of anti-D immunoglobulin because if the fetus is a positive blood group and there are blood exchanges between the fetus and the woman, it can develop antibodies in their blood that can affect the next baby you wish to have. This vaccine has a separate cost between 60-90 euros.