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Posted by: Anonn | 2007/04/03

Birth Control

Hi, if my girlfriend and i would choose to use the morning after pill instead of a condom while having sex, would it be a safe idea to prevent her from getting pregnant and what will her chances be of getting pregnant while using the morning after pill??

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You should not use the morning after pill to prevent her from falling pregnant. This is for an emergency only. Rather use a condom at all times.

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Posted by: anon | 2007/04/03

i think you are treading on dangerous ground with that idea. The morning after pill is emergency contraception - for exactly that reason, emergencies. If I remember correctly it forces a period and thus each time you have sex, you would have to use it and then she'd have a period. It would mess up her cycles completely. Also, it plays horribly with hormones and emotions.

Why not look into other methods of contraception, like the pill (normal one), mirena device etc.

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Posted by: Nats | 2007/04/03

Anonn. The morning after pill is not really suposed to be used as a contraceptive. But yes it will help prevent her from falling pregnant

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