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Reversing the Abortion Pill? How Progesterone Might Do It

Have you heard of reversing the abortion pill? It sounds impossible, doesn’t it? Changing the outcome of abortion, but studies are showing it’s often possible. 

What does it mean to “reverse” an abortion?

The abortion method, known as the abortion pill or RU 486, is considered medication or chemical abortion. It is a two-step process involving two separate drugs, Mifepristone and Misoprostol. 

The first pill you take is Mifepristone. This drug blocks the hormone progesterone, which helps maintain the pregnancy. Progesterone is needed to thicken the uterine lining to receive an embryo (fertilized egg). Mifepristone causes the uterine lining to thin because it lacks the right hormone. The second pill, Misoprostol, causes the uterus to contract to expel the embryo. This type of abortion must be done early in a pregnancy, usually before the ninth or tenth week.

Although the process is referred to as an abortion pill reversal, it stops the abortion process rather than reversing it.

How does an abortion reversal work?

If you ingest the first drug, Mifepristone, and change your mind, your body can be flooded with progesterone. The increase in progesterone thickens the lining of your uterus again and may save the embryo. 

The results are very promising for abortion reversal. The procedure has been done effectively with very positive results. While not every abortion can be reversed for a variety of reasons, many have been, and women go on to complete healthy pregnancies. 

How can I reverse my abortion?

If you have taken the first dose of the abortion pill but are now having second thoughts, time is essential. Start the abortion pill reversal process by calling a healthcare professional on the Abortion Pill Rescue hotline (877) 558-0333 or by visiting their website and chat with a Support Agent 24/7. They will put you in touch with a doctor in your area who can help you.

The goal is to start the reversal process within 24 hours of taking the first drug, Mifepristone. However, some pregnancies have been saved up to 72 hours after taking the first drug. Initial studies of Abortion Pill Rescue (APR) have shown it has a 64-68% success rate.

Experts at Abortion Pill Reversal say, “Without the APR treatment, Mifepristone may fail to abort the pregnancy on its own. In other words, your pregnancy may continue even without APR if you decide not to take Misoprostol.”

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