Methods of Abortion

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There are several different methods of abortion, but they all end in the death of an unborn child

Abortion is the deliberate killing of an unborn child. There are approximately two hundred thousand reported abortions every year in the UK (206,880 in 2017). 

In medical terms, the word abortion is used to describe any event that results in the death of an unborn child, modified by whether the abortion is induced or spontaneous. In day-to-day speech, the word abortion is most commonly used to talk about acts that deliberately end the life of a child in the womb, usually by means of surgery or medication; this is how the word is used on this website.

There are several different methods of abortion, as explained in this section. We've focused on explaining the procedures as clinically and scientifically as possible - even so, you may find reading about the killing of unborn children deeply disturbing. We encourage you to take the time to read this information all the same, as it’s important that the truth of abortion is known.Every abortion takes the life of a tiny, innocent and defenceless human child. There have been over 8.4 million abortions in the UK since the floodgates were opened to legal abortion in 1967, even though the legality of the vast majority of abortions  . Abortion is a serious problem across the Western world.

Some people may need to see what an abortion does to an unborn child as well. You can view those heart-rending images as part of the Reality of Abortion. (besides these identified pages, there is no graphic imagery on this website).

Video embedded below with thanks to Live Action and Warning: the subject of this video is “Abortion Procedures”. Abortion is an unpleasant procedure. Some images may be distressing.