Following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, more than 14 states have banned abortion with more continuing to try every day. But this isn’t 1972 and we have more options. Hey Jane, a virtual clinic offering telemedicine abortion care, wants to spread that word. Even though “one in four people with a uterus will have an abortion in their lifetime,” only one in four adults have heard of mifepristone or medication abortion. And it’s safer than many know.
According to the Guttmacher Institute in fact, medication abortion is responsible for more than half of all US abortions. Yes, we’re talking about the abortion pill. It’s safe and effective, with an adverse reaction rate of less than .2 percent (that’s less than Tylenol). The two-part, at-home process is FDA approved in the US for use up to a gestational age of 10 weeks. The FDA has also allowed for the mailing of abortion pills since 2021, which is where Hey Jane comes in.
This International Safe Abortion Day (ISAD) is more important than ever. The Internet is full Misinformation. Hey Jane made sure it was easy to spread the right information to friends, family, and followers.
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