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Surgical menstrual regulation

A safe, straightforward way to ensure you are not pregnant after missing a period

Surgical menstrual regulation is a safe and simple treatment.

The procedure will be carried out by an experienced healthcare professional.

We offer surgical menstrual regulation treatment in Marie Stopes centres up to 12 weeks after your last period. The length of time since your last period and your medical history will determine the exact procedure we offer you. But rest assured, surgical menstrual regulation treatment is very safe and complications are rare.

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What is surgical menstrual regulation?

Surgical menstrual regulation is a simple surgical procedure where tissue from the uterus is removed using a gentle suction method.

We typically offer the treatment to women who have missed a period recently, however we also offer the treatment to those who have not had a period in up to 12 weeks. 

The treatment takes between 5-20 minutes, and you can have the procedure with or without anaesthetic. We’ll discuss your choice with you at your consultation and talk to you about pain relief we can give to make things more comfortable.

What to expect on the day

When you arrive at one of our centres, you’ll have a consultation with one of our specialist doctors.

They’ll talk the procedure through with you and give you a medical examination to check you’re fit to have the surgery. Our nurses will also be there to answer any questions.

The procedure

A gentle suction method will be used to remove the contents of your uterus. This is very quick and simple, and takes less than five minutes. You can choose to have this procedure with or without anesthetic.

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