Amazing: Over 600 babies saved thanks to abortion pill reversal in the US

The abortion pill “reversal” is an effective process developed by Dr. George Delgado that can reverse the effects of the abortion pill and allow women to continue their pregnancy after a change of heart. It involves administering repeated doses of progesterone after a woman has taken mifepristone in order to attempt to stop the abortion process. Mifepristone, or RU-486 is the first of two drugs used for ‘chemical’ or ‘medical’ abortions: it works to block progesterone, which is a natural “pregnancy hormone,” that women produce that provides the essential nutrients needed for the developing baby to thrive. The second drug, misoprostol, is taken at home 6-48 hour later and causes cramping and bleeding in order to empty the uterus.

When Precious Life were in Washington DC for the US March for Life in January, Bernadette Smyth, our Director, met with Dr. Delgado. Going forward, we will be working to ensure this reversal process is readily available in Northern Ireland.

The abortion pill starves an unborn human of these vital nutrients, thus killing her and causing her to detach from the uterine lining. An abortion can be reversed after taking mifepristone and before misoprostol. The chemical abortion cannot be reversed after taking misoprostol.

In the reversal process, the progesterone will counteract the effect of the mifepristone. The goal is to start the reversal process within 24 hours of taking the first abortion pill, however, there have been many successful reversals when treatment was started within 72 hours of taking the first abortion pill.

Abortion Pill Rescue—the network of more than 400 medical practitioners who administer the protocol—answers well over 100 calls per month from its 24-7 helpline (1-877-558-0333) run by Heartbeat International’s Option Line.]

Since 2008, over 600 women have given birth to healthy babies and another 100 women are awaiting the birth of their child, thanks to the use of the APR protocols studied and promulgated by Dr. Delgado and his team.

Research released by Delgado this year revealed the protocol’s success. According to his study, up to 68 percent of women who changed their mind about an abortion and started the Abortion Pill Reversal treatment were able to give birth to a perfectly healthy baby. The findings, though reaffirming of Abortion Pill Reversal’s validity, were not altogether surprising since progesterone has been used as an FDA-approved protocol to prevent miscarriages since the 1950s. Now, successful Abortion Pill Reversal has been reported in 46 states and 17 countries, including the U.S. There are 430 medical practices, in addition to 84 pregnancy help centres that prescribe Abortion Pill Reversal.

Although abortion advocates have dismissed the life-saving treatment as “junk science,” dozens of women are now publicly sharing their success stories, putting faces and names to the human beings who are alive today because of Abortion Pill Reversal.


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Emily's Story

When I discovered that I was pregnant, like most 19 year olds with an unplanned pregnancy, I was terrified. I was scared of what my parents would say or do, that I was going to be a disappointment, and about my financial future. I was certain I couldn't financially support and provide all the care a baby needed. I was a part-time student and a part-time employee. I earned a very decent living for a person my age, but certainly not enough to support a baby I thought. I also was living at home and sharing an already tightly spaced room with my older sister. I was sure my only choice was abortion.

So I went to Planned Parenthood the following Friday. Every day that passed before my visit to the abortion clinic I thought of telling my parents and trying to think of ways I could keep my baby. I had already bonded with the tiny person inside me and would have little conversations with him. I even told my sister and best friend, Jadrien, that I was pregnant, but fear always overcame my rational thinking. I drove to the clinic that Friday. I was surprised to see a nurse so quickly and taken to a room. She had me sign waiver papers releasing the responsibility from Planned Parenthood if anything were to go wrong. Then she handed me the first pill and a cup of water to wash it down. I didn't know it then, but this pill would cut off the baby's food supply and cause him to stop growing and thriving. I stared at the pill in my hand and became overwhelmed with sadness and the feeling that I was making a terrible mistake. But yet again, the fear I had of being pregnant overcame all other emotions, and I took the pill.

On the drive home I was consumed with guilt and regret. I cried the whole way home. Ironically, it also poured rain the entire night. I felt like Jesus was crying for what I had done. When I got home I told my sister what I had done, and that I wanted to fix it and reverse it somehow. We started looking online at what we could do and we came across a website discussing a reversal process, and it had a phone number. I was filled with hope, but also doubt that it was real or attainable. Once I called the number, I came in contact with the hotline nurse, Elizabeth Delgado, who took my information and said she would call me back in an hour or two once she found something. They say the most sincere prayers come from hospital rooms, death beds and those in the midst of a tragedy. Well, I know that to be true, because during the time I was waiting for Elizabeth to call me back, I prayed for my baby's life harder than I have ever prayed for anything before.

I felt like my soul was crying and pleading with the Lord on behalf of my baby's life. I know God heard my prayer because Elizabeth called me back with the answer to my prayers: Patsy and Willie from the San Juan Diego center. I went to see Patsy the next morning at 7 am, less than 12 hours since I took the first pill. Of course, I was nervous, but I decided I had to trust the solution that God had provided me with. The morning I was scheduled to go and see Patsy, she called me and made sure I was coming, she even asked if I needed a ride. I took her call as a sign that I was doing the right thing.

When I got to the San Juan Diego center, Patsy reassured me that they could save my baby and that everything was going to be okay. She also showed me a model of a 6 week old baby which was the age of mine and I looked at how real and beautiful the baby was even when it was only six weeks old. I think a common misconception about babies and one that the abortion industry loves to promote, is that young babies in utero are only cells and aren't real people. This is entirely untrue and when I saw that model I couldn't believe that I almost ended my little baby's life. I came home that day and told my parents everything and about the reversal process I was undergoing. My mom was very receptive and came to meet Patsy and Willie the next day and supported me with love my entire pregnancy and still supports me to this day.”

Everything fell into place after that and I remember hearing my son's heartbeat for the first time around Thanksgiving. Then in July, I gave birth to a perfectly healthy, beautiful 9 1/2 pound baby named Ezekiel which means "God strengthens" because that's what God did. He protected and strengthened my baby against the abortion pill’s effects through Dr. Delgado and Dr. Davenport's reversal process.

I am for forever changed into a new person because of my son and what I went through to bring him into this world. He is the absolute best thing that has ever happened to me and I am so blessed to have him as my son. God says children are a blessing and a gift from above, and I cannot agree more. I hope everyone when faced with this choice chooses life, but thankfully, if they make a mistake like mine, there's a second chance, which is the reversal process.

Today, Emily is married to a man who she says loves Ezekiel as much as she does. Zeke, as they call him, is in preschool and Emily works as a paraeducator for special needs children. “God saved my life by saving my son’s life,” Emily says. “Zeke means everything to me and is the best thing that’s ever happened to me. Being a mom came so naturally to me and it gave me the strength to get to know God again, go back to college, get a good job and buy a house. Everything I do, I do for Zeke and because of Zeke. He is the absolute light of my life and I love him with my whole heart. There’s nothing I wouldn’t do for him.”


"If anyone out there is thinking of aborting, or possibly already took the first step that you thought you wanted to take, there is a way to fix it. Don't lose hope, don't give up on your baby’s life. God will show you that it's all worth it. Everything will fall into place. As long as you keep trying and don't give up. Whatever you do, don't give up. There is always a way, some just take different paths to get there. Children are the future. You never know what they will be capable of. Give them their chance to live and become what they are destined to be. Have faith, and God will guide you."


"After receiving progesterone for a week, I came back for an ultrasound to see if the baby survived. He did. He was alive and well. He was saved. The nurse from the hotline saved him. I thank God everyday when I look at him. He is a healthy, beautiful boy! Without the option of the abortion pill reversal, he would not be here today. I am thankful I found the information readily available online and for the caring nurse who talked to me and to the doctor. She is my son’s angel. Thank you for giving us a second chance."


”The next morning I read an article about a doctor who had successfully reversed the pill and saved a life. I immediately called the number given and was directed to a hotline where the most heartwarming voice answered. She had told me to have hope!” December 31, 2014 I gave birth to a beautiful, strong, healthy baby boy, and my boyfriend was by my side the entire time. My whole pregnancy, and the days spent with my son have been unexplainable. I thank God and I thank my doctor, an angel sent from above to save precious little lives, and to save the lives of mothers, because without her, I don’t know where I would be today. It took me a while to face what I did, but I thank God every night for the angel he has given me. I named my son Gabriel after the archangel in heaven, because he is a miracle, a true angel!"

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