Warning over medical abortion ‘reversal’ service

A ‘reversal’ service for medical abortions offered by an anti-abortion group has been condemned as dangerous and irresponsible by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RANZCOG).

The Australian Mifepristone Reversal website claims to provide doctors who can administer “progesterone reversal” to women who have second thoughts in the 24 hours after taking mifepristone (RU486).

“This means that if a woman changes her mind after taking the first medication (mifepristone), she can attend a doctor who knows this protocol who may be able to