Dilation & Curettage (D&C) and Dilation & Evacuation (D&E)

Dr. Vernon explains the processes of a D&C and D&E, the procedures used to remove conception tissue from the uterus for a variety of indications. She sensitively discusses why one may have the procedure, what the risks are, and what to ask your doctor.

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Dr. Jessica Vernon
Dr. Jessica Vernon
Dr. Jessica Vernon, a board-certified OB-GYN in New York City, serves as an expert guide for the Expectful community. In addition to offering judgement-free and evidence-backed reviews, she actively cares for and supports women with low- and high-risk pregnancies every single day. After becoming a mother in 2018, she gained an even greater love and appreciation for her work, understanding at a deeper level the importance of partnership and trust among the care team, patient, and family.
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Pregnancy Loss