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Can I Continue My Pregnancy After Taking the Abortion Pill?

Making a major decision can be stressful. Sometimes, people think that just picking an

option will provide clarity. But what if you change your mind? Is it possible to go back?


Not all decisions are final.


Medical abortion, also known as the abortion pill, seems like one of those final decisions

that cannot be undone. However, if you took the first pill of the abortion pill and are

having second thoughts, it’s still your choice, and we will stand by your decision.


Depending on when you took the first pill, you may still have time to change your mind

and get in contact with a doctor who specializes in Abortion Pill Reversal.


Questions? We’re here to help!

Abortion Pill reversal

If I took the first dose, can I still decide to continue my pregnancy?

Yes, if only the first dose of the abortion pill has been taken, it may be possible to stop

the abortion and continue your pregnancy.


If you regret taking the abortion pill, contact the Abortion Pill Reversal hotline at

1-877-558-0333 immediately.


We believe that it’s still a woman’s decision, and women deserve a second chance at

their choice. No one should feel forced to continue an abortion they do not want.


How does the abortion pill reversal work?

The first pill of a chemical abortion, mifepristone, blocks the effects of progesterone, a

hormone necessary for a pregnancy to thrive. The second pill causes contractions and

expels the fetus.


The abortion pill reversal process involves a prescription for progesterone to counteract

the mifepristone.


Women typically need to start the protocol within 24 hours of taking mifepristone for the

abortion pill reversal to be successful. According to the Abortion Pill Rescue Network,

there have also been successful reversals when treatment was started within 72 hours

of taking the first abortion pill.


Is it safe to stop or reverse the abortion pill?

Yes. Progesterone has been used to safely support healthy pregnancies since the

1950s, and it received FDA approval in 1998.

Today, progesterone treatment is commonly used to reduce the risk of premature birth

and miscarriages. In addition, progesterone supplementation is an expected part of

managing IVF pregnancies after embryo transfer and has an extensive safety record.


What is the success rate of abortion pill reversal?

Initial studies of Abortion Pill Reversal have shown it has a 64-68% success rate.


According to the Abortion Pill Rescue Network, “Without the APR treatment, the first

abortion pill 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 the second abortion drug likely

prescribed or provided to you. APR has been shown to increase the chances of allowing

the pregnancy to continue. However, the outcome of your particular reversal attempt

cannot be guaranteed.”


Your Next Steps

If you are looking for options after taking the first dose of the abortion pill, contact us or

the Abortion Pill Reversal Network to learn about what steps to take next.


The bottom line is if you decide to continue your pregnancy, it’s still your choice.

Contact us to learn more.


References:

● Charlotte Lozier Institute. (2023b, July 14). Abortion pill Reversal: A record of safety and efficacy - Lozier

● Abortion pill reversal. (n.d.). Home. https://abortionpillreversal.com/

● Starkman, E. (2022b, April 7). Medical abortion (Abortion pill): what to know. WebMD.

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