Second trimester abortion
Abortion in the second trimester (13-24 weeks)is called a D&E, or Dilation and Evacuation. In some D&E procedures, laminaria, a natural dilator, is used to open the cervix over a period of several hours, or overnight in more advanced cases.
The facility provides the most experienced Gynecologist, who introduced and taught the procedure in the state of NJ, in conjuction with very experienced anesthesiologists who will oversee your safety and comfort. The decision to have an abortion should be made early and performed as soon as possible for the lowest risk.