(Campaign Life Coalition) – Chemical abortion is quickly becoming the preferred method to end the life of a preborn child, both here in Canada and around the world. Mifegymiso, Canada’s version of chemical abortion, has been available since 2017.
The two-drug combination used in a chemical abortion must be administered to the woman within the first nine weeks of pregnancy. First, mifepristone, a synthetic steroid, is used to block the hormone called progesterone. This disables the woman’s pregnancy-sustaining system, starving the baby to death and causing it to separate from the uterine wall. Then, misoprostol (the second drug) is administered 24-48 hours later to induce strong uterine contractions that cause the mother to expel her dead baby.
There is good news on this front. Women who have begun a chemical abortion have a second chance to choose life. But, they must act quickly. Time is of the essence.
If progesterone supplements are taken shortly after the woman has ingested the first abortion pill, then those supplements can undo the effects of mifepristone, keeping the baby’s life sustained. In a chemical abortion reversal, the goal is to start the protocol within 24 hours of taking the first abortion pill. However, there have even been successful reversals when treatment started within 72 hours of taking the first abortion pill.
While this chemical abortion reversal protocol, which doctors call “safe and effective,” has been widely available in the United States, it has now recently become available in Canada. Alliance For Life Ontario has created a powerful website at abortionpillreversal.ca where Canadian women who have begun the chemical abortion procedure have a second chance at choosing life. Women who visit the website, either by finding it on Google or being referred to it by a family member or friend, can be connected to a pro-life doctor who is able to prescribe the life-saving reversal pills.
Jakki Jeffs, executive director of Alliance For Life and foundress of abortionpillreversal.ca, states that Canadian women have already started using the website to save their babies’ lives. “We know of about 15 mothers from Canada who have started the procedure to save their child’s life,” she told Campaign Life Coalition. Jeffs expects traffic to the abortion reversal website to only increase as the rate of chemical abortions continues to increase. “We have been thrilled at the response to our website,” she said. “Our chat line has been successful in connecting with women who really do not know what to do in the tough circumstances in which they often find themselves.”
It’s important that pro-lifers are armed with this amazing resource that can potentially save lives and save women from a lifetime of regret. Every pro-life activist should bookmark www.abortionpillreversal.ca in their browser and have this resource at hand to give to women looking for a second chance. Armed with this information, pro-life activists can help save lives and change this world for the better.
Reprinted with permission from Campaign Life Coalition