Doctor who saved children from abortions acquitted by GMC

The General Medical Council (GMC) has dropped sanctions against a doctor who saved the lives of over 30 children from abortion, despite a protracted campaign by abortion giants.

Dr Dermot Kearney, a consultant cardiologist based in the North East, provided a treatment to counter the effects of chemical abortion pills.

But he was banned from helping mothers after complaints from abortion giant MSI Reproductive Choices (MSI) – formerly known as Marie Stopes International – and faced being struck off by the GMC.

‘Human life is sacred’

Chemical abortions involve a woman taking two pills: mifepristone to kill the developing baby, and misoprostol to induce a miscarriage that expels the unborn child from the womb. Since the start of the pandemic this has been made possible without medical supervision – so called DIY abortions.

Dr Kearney and a colleague developed a programme where mothers could take daily doses of progesterone – the natural hormone which is blocked by chemical abortions – for up to three weeks, in an attempt to negate the effect of the mifepristone.

human life is sacred … it’s there from conception

Of the 65 women who took Dr Kearney’s treatment, 32 went on to have healthy babies.

Speaking to The Mail on Sunday, the Roman Catholic doctor shared how he believed “human life is sacred, regardless of the religious context” and that “it’s there from conception”.

Case closed

MSI claimed the doctor had “imposed his personal beliefs” on two patients, leading to the GMC suspending his work. However, the case was closed against him after all of the women who received the treatment refused to testify against him.

One, Amrita Kaur, said she was relieved that Dr Kearney’s treatment existed, after she had regrets from taking mifepristone.

Without Dr Kearney we wouldn’t have him, this beautiful life.

She told the Mail on Sunday: “He was very understanding, telling me ‘There’s a route we can take’. So I took the progesterone pills and I’ve never looked back. I adore my daughter.”

Another mother, cradling her baby Sonny, told the paper: “Without Dr Kearney we wouldn’t have him, this beautiful life.”

Unclear future

Dr Kearney, who was backed by Christian Concern, said he struggled to understand why some people oppose the treatment.

“The abortion lobby tried to use the GMC to shut us down. But the case clarified that what we were doing isn’t a question of misconduct.”

Last month, the Government announced that it would end its DIY abortion scheme for England in August. However, over the weekend it was reported that it may allow a free vote on the issue instead. The Welsh Government announced that it would be making the scheme permanent.

According to pro-abortion groups, more than 125,000 women had ordered the pills remotely between April 2020 and February 2022.

Also see:

‘DIY’ abortion scheme extended to August

Canadian drugs watchdog reports serious reactions to abortion pills

Surge in 999 calls for women taking DIY abortion pills

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