Wales: 100% increase in ambulance calls for women taking ‘DIY’ abortion pills at home

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Wales: 100% increase in ambulance calls for women taking ‘DIY’ abortion pills at home

( Right to Life UK) In Wales, it has been reported that official data shows that there has been a 100 percent increase in ambulance call-outs to people taking abortion pills at home since regulations permitting medical abortion outside of a clinical setting came into effect last year.

Government of Wales to evaluate whether to end dangerous ‘DIY’ at-home abortions

( Right to Life UK) The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on whether the temporary measures allowing ‘DIY’ home abortions in Wales will be ended following their current temporary approval. The Welsh Government is consulting on whether the measures should “become permanent” or “be time limited for two years and end two years after the Coronavirus Act came into force […]

Home abortions ‘a disservice’ to women –

The Department of Health and Social Care recently launched its public consultation on whether to make home use of both abortion pills a permanent measure in the UK. ‘At-home’ abortions – which the media and critics have termed ‘DIY’, or ‘do-it-yourself’ abortions – were introduced on 30th March 2020 in the most radical change to abortion law since 1967.

Complications arising from ‘DIY’ home abortions massively underreported, new data suggests

Complications, including haemorrhage, uterine perforation and/or sepsis, following a ‘DIY’ home abortion are likely to have been vastly underreported, new Government data suggests. In response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request submitted last year, the Government said that between April and June of 2020 – the first three months after ‘DIY’ home abortions were made available – there were 23,061 ‘DIY’ abortions, and one reported complication.

SHOCK: 1 in 4 pregnancies aborted in England and Wales last year

Abortion was legalized in the United Kingdom in 1967, and since then, the number of women undergoing abortions has skyrocketed. The rate has gotten so bad that a quarter of all babies in England and Wales were aborted in 2018, meaning one in four pregnancies ended in abortion.

Abortion pills provided to non-pregnant women and past 10-week limit

‘DIY’ home abortion pills can easily be obtained and administered to others, potentially in a coercive manner, it has been revealed, as more shocking abuses from an undercover investigation have come to light. As part of the undercover investigation, commissioned by the Christian Legal Centre, eight volunteers went through the process of acquiring mifepristone and misoprostol – the pills needed to perform a ‘DIY’ home abortion.