What is the difference between a medication abortion and an in-clinic abortion?

A medication abortion, also known as the abortion pill, is a non-surgical method that uses medication to terminate a pregnancy. It typically involves taking two different medications. The first medication, mifepristone, blocks the hormone progesterone, which is needed for the pregnancy to continue. The second medication, misoprostol, is taken 24-48 hours later, causing the uterus […]