DC: Medication abortions are far more dangerous than surgical abortions, former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson told The Daily Caller News Foundation in an exclusive interview Wednesday.
“Medication abortions are significantly riskier than surgical abortions because there are follow-up appointments that are required, and a lot of women do not follow-up afterwards,” Johnson told TheDCNF by phone, explaining that the majority of deaths occur after “retained products of the fetus still in the uterus become septic.”
A medication abortion occurs when a woman takes a mifepristone pill at a clinic and a second pill of misoprostol between six and 48 hours later, usually at home, according to Planned Parenthood. The pill is used to end pregnancies up to 10 weeks.
Medication abortions are “really dangerous, and I’ve known physicians who won’t even prescribe the pill because of its risks,” said Johnson, adding that the lack of in-person patient interaction throughout the entire procedure makes it especially risky. The rate of women that came back for their follow-up appointments while Johnson was at Planned Parenthood was 50 percent.
Planned Parenthood workers don’t inform the women having medication abortions about the risks or what to expect, according to Johnson. “Women think that’s medication abortions are more natural and that’s a lie,” Johnson said. “It’s not uncommon to bleed for six to eight weeks,” after the abortion according to Johnson. She added that women often expel “blood clots the size of lemons.”
Johnson worked at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Bryan, Texas, until 2009 when she left the organization. She had a medication abortion before she became pro-life.
Women often expel the baby in their home and then flush it down the toilet, leading to emotional trauma and ramifications that haven’t been studied, said Johnson. “There’s no peer-reviewed data and we have no idea of the sheer trauma it causes women,” Johnson said. read more
Well, they are ALL dangerous if you are unfortunate enough to be the baby!
Yeah…and PP can’t sell body parts if medication is used.
^^^ Yep. Says it all! “Tainted
So, you have to go to your veterinarian to get this?…..and 100 pills? Why don’t they just trying holding a dime between their knees..https://www.californiapetpharmacy.com/misoprostol-200-mcg-per-tablet.html?productid=miso200&channelid=LSCA2&msclkid=9acd7d9005b1107b0719267dea782627
So happy she mentioned “the flush.” Those women who didn’t come back for examination are huddled in their beds contemplating suicide, for as they flushed they saw a tiny arm, leg or face. Too late!
It is all too horrifying….
“Speaking the truth in times of universal deceit is a revolutionary act.” Geo. Orwell
To think that they use the term “medication” for something that’s actually killing a human being. SMH
Thank you Val. I was just going to make a similar comment.
Too many things (psychopharmaceuticals are another) are called “medications” that more honestly should just be called “drugs”.
Sure sound’s Nazi to me
Flush. I can’t get past that word. I’m horrified.