Threatened Abortion Home Care
- Rest in bed, as recommended by your doctor.
- Avoid physical exertion.
- Do not douche.
- Do not have intercourse.
- Avoid caffeine.
- Avoid alcohol.
- Stop smoking.
- Avoid exposure to secondary smoke.
- Do not take aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications.
- Acetaminophen for pain
- Do not have sexual intercourse until one week after the bleeding stops.
Threatened Abortion Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you are pregnant and any of the following:
Continue to Threatened Abortion Prevention
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