The Ley Orgánica 2/2010, of March 3, regulates, among others, the conditions of the voluntary interruption of pregnancy and the guarantees in access to the benefit and the difference between the Interruption of pregnancy at the request of the woman and the Interruption for medical reasons:
The pregnancy may be terminated within the first 14 weeks of gestation, provided the following requirements are met:
1) That the pregnant woman has been informed about the rights, benefits and public aid to support maternity, in the terms established in sections 2 and 4 of article 17 of this Law.
2) That a period of at least three days has elapsed, from the information mentioned in the previous paragraph and the performance of the intervention.
Exceptionally, the pregnancy may be interrupted when any of the following circumstances occur:
Art. 15a) That the 22 weeks of gestation are not exceeded and provided that there is a serious risk to the life or health of the pregnant woman and this is evidenced in an opinion issued prior to the intervention by a doctor or specialist doctor other than the one who is the practice or lead. In case of emergency due to vital risk to the pregnant woman, the opinion may be dispensed with.
Art. 15b) That 22 weeks of gestation are not exceeded and provided that there is a risk of serious abnormalities in the fetus and this is recorded in an opinion issued prior to the intervention by two specialist doctors other than the one who practices or directs it.
Art. 15c) When fetal anomalies incompatible with life are detected and thus recorded in an opinion issued previously by a doctor or specialist, other than the one who performs the intervention, or when an extremely serious and incurable disease in the fetus is detected in the time of diagnosis and confirmed by a clinical committee.
Your health is our health.
The instrumental method or surgical abortion is performed from the sixth week of gestation and with no more than a limit of weeks than those established by law. It is a simple intervention, which requires anesthesia, in which after dilating the cervix By mechanical and / or pharmacological means, and always under ultrasound control, we proceed to the aspiration of the uterine contents and to a verification micro-curettage.
The procedure can be carried out under local (up to 12 weeks’ gestation) or general anesthesia. In both cases, the stay in the clinic is about 4 hours. After the intervention, you will remain in the recovery area for observation until discharge.
You will be asleep between 6 and 8 minutes. The anesthesia is administered intravenously.
You will be awake during the intervention, so it requires your collaboration and a good level of self-control. Anesthetic drugs are given by injection into the cervix (neck of the womb).
INTERRUPTION OF PREGNANCY
INTERRUPTION OF PREGNANCY
The ley 2/2010, allows the Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy up to the 22nd week of gestation in certain cases.
If you do not reside in Spain and want to interrupt the pregnancy in our clinic, contact us and we will inform you of the entire process.
The treatment of personal data is strictly confidential following the regulations. All information is encrypted and disaggregated so that the woman’s personal data is nowhere to be seen.
Yes, you can interrupt a pregnancy while you are a minor, but the authorization of the legal representatives is necessary.
Every licensed clinic must have a health registration number. We have an exhaustive control, with frequent Health inspections.
In addition, one way to check if it is a Center is legal or not, is to call the Ministry of Health, where they can confirm this information.
It is advisable to go to the clinic for a check-up 15 days after the intervention, at this appointment a follow-up ultrasound will be performed.
In the event of any conflict between parents and / or legal guardians, at Clínica Guadiana Los Arcos we can advise and inform; Call us and we will explain what the law says about it.
Yes, there is no problem, you can use any means of transport, you just have to bear in mind that you cannot drive.
The legal limit for voluntary abortion is 14 weeks and 6 days. In the case of wanting to terminate the pregnancy later, there must be a fetal health and / or maternal health problem justified by a medical opinion.
Maternal health should be viewed from a biopsychosocial perspective, where the existence of a physical or mental health problem is a reason for terminating the pregnancy beyond week 14. Therefore, we recommend that if you are over 14 weeks, not stop coming to the clinic, because each case is evaluated individually.
After a pregnancy interruption, there are hygienic-sanitary recommendations to follow in subsequent days. You should not have vaginal intercourse until about 10 days after the intervention. Upon discharge, these instructions will be given to you in writing.
After the intervention you should consult with your doctor or gynecologist about which contraceptive to use and when to start using it.