Chemical abortion represents one third of all abortions, according to the New York State Department of Vital Statistics. Nationwide it is estimated that 50% of all abortions are chemical abortion. The movement away from surgical to in-home chemical abortion carries a four hundred percent increased risk to women. The risks are even higher if women purchase and consume abortion drugs illicitly from off-shore suppliers or outside FDA protocols.
Chemical abortion is a two-drug regimen. The first drug ends the life of the baby. The second drug expels the baby from the womb. Many women after taking the first dose regret it and want to save the life of their baby by reversing the effects of the drug. Medical offices, like CompassCare Pregnancy Services, are providing women with the choice save their babies using progesterone therapy.