There is no evidence that surgical or medical abortion can cause infertility in females. As long as it is done in a safe setting by a qualified practitioner, abortion should not change a woman's ability to get pregnant again in the future. However, undergoing multiple procedures might have a lasting effect on the reproductive organs.
Can abortion cause infertility in the future?
By Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 05/30/2017
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)