Can I Reverse the Abortion Pill?

Posted on May 2, 2022 by Metro Women's Care

If you’ve recently taken the abortion pill, but are having second thoughts, you’re in the right place! Metro Women’s Care is here to answer your questions regarding the abortion pill and the abortion pill reversal process.

Can you Reverse the Effects of the Abortion Pill?

Yes — you can reverse the effects of the abortion pill; however, acting quickly is critical. If you’ve recently taken the abortion pill and have changed your mind about wanting to terminate your pregnancy, contact the 24/7 medical helpline at 1-877-558-0333 right now. Medical providers serving patients from Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church, Springfield, Annandale, and across the D.C. region stand ready to help you.

To understand the abortion pill reversal process, let’s talk about how the abortion pill works.

How Does the Abortion Pill Work?

The abortion pill is a chemical form of abortion only recommended for use in the first 10 weeks of pregnancy. The process uses two separate drugs, mifepristone and misoprostol, to end the pregnancy.

Mifepristone is used to prevent the body’s absorption of the hormone called progesterone. Progesterone is necessary for a baby to grow and develop — without it, the pregnancy will not be able to continue. After Mifepristone is taken to end a pregnancy, Misoprostol is then administered to start a process of contractions to deliver the fetus. Common risks to

How Does Reversal Work?

An abortion pill reversal is available to women who have started the chemical abortion process but are having second thoughts. During a reversal, a large amount of progesterone will be prescribed to counteract the effects of mifepristone, the first drug taken in the abortion pill process. This influx of progesterone will provide the developing baby with the nourishment and support it needs to continue growing. Since physicians pioneered the reversal process, over 3,000 women have successfully reversed an abortion and delivered healthy babies later in pregnancy.

It’s important to note that in order for a reversal to be effective, it should be started ideally within 24 hours of starting a chemical abortion and must begin before misoprostol (the second drug) has been taken. Call 1-877-558-0333 now if you want to learn more.

Are There Any Risks?

No — abortion pill reversal is safe for both women and their babies. Additionally, studies have revealed that the abortion pill reversal process is not related to any birth-related issues or birth defects. If you want to undo , it’s important to act as quickly as possible. Contact the 24/7 medical helpline of The Abortion Pill Rescue Network at 1-877-558-0333. On-call medical professionals will answer your questions and point you to local medical providers who can help with next steps.

How to Make Pregnancy Decisions Right for You

If you’re experiencing an unexpected pregnancy and considering abortion, it is important that you take time to explore your options. You have time to learn about your pregnancy, review your health risks, and prepare to make an informed decision.

Before taking any abortion-inducing drugs, we recommend scheduling an appointment at Metro Women’s Care, for the following free services:

1. Pregnancy testing to confirm your pregnancy

2. An ultrasound scan to confirm the location, age, and viability of your pregnancy

3. Professional options counseling to fully understand your pregnancy options and the risks and side effects you may encounter if you are considering abortion.

Are you ready to learn more about your pregnancy options? Schedule your no-cost appointment with Metro Women’s Care today!

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