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  • My name is Dr. Anthony Levatino.

  • I’m a practicing obstetrician-gynecologist, and I’ve performed over 1,200 abortions.

  • Today, I’m going to describe a 1st Trimester Surgical Abortion, called Suction D & C,

  • Dilatation and Curettage.

  • This is the most frequently performed abortion,

  • and is used typically from 5 to 13 weeks of pregnancy.

  • After administering anesthesia, the abortionist uses a speculum, like this.

  • This is placed inside the vagina, and opened using this screw on the side, allowing the

  • abortionist to see the cervix, the entrance to the uterus.

  • The cervix acts as a gate that stays closed for the duration of pregnancy, protecting

  • the baby until it is ready for birth.

  • The abortionist uses a series of metal rods called dilators, like these, which increase

  • in thickness, and inserts them into the cervix to dilate it, gaining access to the inside

  • of the uterus where the baby resides.

  • The baby has a heartbeat, fingers, toes, arms, and legs,

  • but its bones are still weak and fragile.

  • The abortionist takes a suction catheter, like this one.

  • This is a 14 French Suction Catheter.

  • It’s clear plastic, about 9 inches long, and it has a hole through the center.

  • It is inserted through the cervix, into the uterus.

  • The suction machine is then turned on, with a force 10-20 times more powerful than your

  • household vacuum cleaner.

  • The baby is rapidly torn apart by the force of the suction, and squeezed through this

  • tubing down into the suction machine, followed by the placenta.

  • Though the uterus is mostly emptied at this point, one of the risks of a Suction D & C

  • is incomplete abortion, essentially pieces of the baby or placenta left behind.

  • This can lead to infection or bleeding.

  • In an attempt to prevent this,

  • the abortionist uses a curette to scrape the lining of the uterus.

  • A curette is basically a long-handled curved blade.

  • Once the uterus is empty, the speculum is removed and the abortion is complete.

  • The risks of Suction D & C include perforation or laceration of the uterus or cervix, potentially

  • damaging intestine, bladder, and nearby blood vessels, hemorrhage, infection, and in rare

  • instances, even death.

  • Future pregnancies are also at a greater risk for loss or premature delivery due to abortion-related

  • trauma and injury to the cervix.

  • As I mentioned at the beginning, I’m Dr. Anthony Levatino, and in the early part of

  • my career as an OB/GYN I performed over 1,200 abortions.

  • One day, after completing one of those abortions, I looked at the remains of a preborn child

  • whose life I had ended, and all I could see was someone's son or daughter.

  • I came to realize that killing a baby at any stage of pregnancy, for any reason, is wrong.

  • I want you to know today, no matter where youre at or what youve done,

  • you can change.

  • Make a decision today to protect the preborn. Thank you for your time.

  • I will no longer do any more abortions.

  • When you finally figure out that killing a baby that big for money is wrong, then it

  • doesn’t take you too long to figure out it doesn’t matter if the baby is this big,

  • or this big, or this big, or maybe even this bigit’s all the same.

  • And I haven’t done any since then and I never will.

My name is Dr. Anthony Levatino.

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