Good evening everyone,
Today was quite the eventful day. I'm 9 weeks postpartum (and still bleeding) and woke up this morning with horrible pelvic pain so I headed on over to my doctors office as I suspected a uterine infection due to loss of retained membranes two weeks prior. I had an ultrasound set up for next Wednesday that was scheduled after the retained membranes had passed, but they felt that was too long to wait and sent me in for an urgent one this morning.The radiologist informed me before I even left that I had approximately a 2cm mass of retained placenta left in my uterus, and that I needed to go to my doctor's immediately. I went to my doctor's office, they handed me the radiologist's report and requested I head over to the ER. At the ER I saw an ER doctor, and then an OB who offered me two choices: D&C or Cytotec. I'm terrified of surgery, so even though I know Cytotec is a horrific drug, I opted for that instead. Now that I'm home I've realized that I am not comfortable with taking it, and I'd almost prefer the surgery over the potential side effects it could cause. Due to turning down the surgery, I now have to wait until Tuesday morning to request one, so I was wondering if there was any herbal abortants I could take in the meantime, and whether or not anything would be safe while nursing.