Advantages of a Medical Abortion -It performed without any surgical instruments, which may harm the cervix lining and cause serious internal perforations and injuries. -It may be performed in the beginning of the pregnancy, before signs of pregnancy appear. -The most of the medical abortions can be done at home, it is not necessary to stay in clinic. -This abortion looks like a natural miscarriage, that’s why women find it less emotionally stressful. Disadvantages of a Medical Abortion -It runs within a week or more, sometimes it can passes up to 21 days to complete end. Medical abortion requires several visits to the doctor. -10% risk exists that the abortion may be incomplete or unsuccessful, and then surgical abortion is necessary. -Medical abortion can cause heavy bleeding. -Some abortion drugs can cause negative side effects such as nausea, headache, fatigue, fever, diarrhea, vomiting, hot flashes, and abdominal cramping and pain. Advantages of a Manual Vacuum Aspiration -This procedure does not require general anesthesia, so the risk that usually associated with anesthesia is not associated with manual vacuum aspiration. Manual vacuum aspiration can be done on the early stage of pregnancy, even before any signs of pregnancy occur. -The procedure needs less time and is also more effective than a medical abortion. -Manual vacuum aspiration is not available everywhere, but in some places, it may be widely available than machine aspiration. Disadvantages of a Manual Aspiration -You are awake and conscious during this procedure, because the procedure is not performed under general anesthesia. As the procedure is performed on the early stage of pregnancy, there is a 2% chance the abortion will not be successful and will need to be repeated. -After manual vacuum aspiration you may experience pain, abdominal cramping, and menstrual-like bleeding. -Serious complications such as infection or damage of the uterus are also possible. -Bacteria can enter the uterus during the procedure, that’s why infection is possible. In order to reduce the risk of infection, be sure to finish all of your prescribed antibiotic medications.