Why do women seeking abortion in Kerala often go to Bangalore?
There are many expat women who are originally from Kerala in India, who are now living in Gulf countries such as Doha Qatar, Muscat Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Dubai and Abu Dhabi UAE. If they need an abortion, many of them are choosing to go to Bangalore for their abortion procedures, instead of home for abortion in Kerala. Also many women who live in Kerala, are still choosing to rather have their abortion procedure in Bangalore.
Safe, legal, confidential and Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC) services
In Kerala, there are fewer options available to receive high quality care and experienced doctors to look after you when having an abortion. There are also not enough places that are certified Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) hospitals, and that provide a safe, legal and care-giving environment to have your procedure done. There may also be a delay in receiving the help you need to have your abortion and this can put your life in danger. And many women prefer the confidentiality and anonymity that comes with travel to a large progressive city.
Abortions are still not done safely and legally all across India, and you want to ensure that the place you choose to have your abortion is of the highest quality and in particular performs high quality CAC (Comprehensive Abortion Care) procedures in accordance with safe abortion methods recommended by The WHO (World Health Organization), as well as being a certified Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) hospital.
Risks after an abortion
There are many risks after an abortion procedure, whichever method of abortion you choose to have, or your doctor recommends. Side-effects and risks such as excessive bleeding; risk of infection in the uterus; risk of damage to the cervix or uterus as well as risk of the termination not working hundred percent.
It is very important that you have your procedure done in the right hospital, to ensure that they are able to handle all the risks associated with an abortion / MTP (Medical Termination of Pregnancy), and where you are looked after throughout your assessment, procedure as well as your abortion procedure after-care to ensure you are healthy and recover quickly.
Ease of access to Bangalore
Many expat women chose to come to Bangalore as there are several direct flights from Bangalore to cities throughout the middle east Gulf countries – such as Abu Dhabi or Dubai, Doha, and Muscat.
Also, several women who live around Kerala from cities in the area such as Thrissur, Kollam, Kottayam, Trivandrum, Pallakad, Kozhikodu, Ernakulam, Kannur and Kochi travel to American Hospital Bangalore to ensure they are getting high quality CAC (Comprehensive Abortion Care) procedures, including abortion pills in Bangalore as well as surgical abortion in Bangalore.
It is critically important choose a safe, legal and reputable abortion hospital with experienced medical professionals to look after you for your abortion procedure, even if it means making the short trip to have an abortion in Bangalore.