posted on Jun, 9 2015 @ 04:36 PM
a reply to: TheCretinHop
You don't have to use the BC 'pill' in order to prevent pregnancy - there's a thing called an IUD that, I believe, is supposed to be as effective as
...Now, back in the 70's there was a big 'to do' over a brand of IUD that turned out to be very harmful, but since then there has been a lot of
progress and they are quite safe now.
Whatever you do, don't try to rely on the "Rythym Method", it is extremely unpredictable because it is possible for women to produce eggs at random -
also, sperm can stay alive in the woman's body for up to three days after sex, so you may think you are in a safe 'window' of her cycle, but if she is
'off' by just one or two extra days, pregnancy could occur...
Also, whatever you do - please do not take any risk of pregnancy at all until you are absolutely certain you are emotionally and financially ready for
children...Having a child is far more stressful than people realize and added to the stress of it being an 'unwanted' pregnancy, parenthood can seem
far more a burden than a joy...and parental stress can be a major factor in having a negative effect on the child's development...
...Also, during pregnancy, stress can cause the mother to produce chemicals (like cortisol) that can cause defects as the baby's brain is
Sorry for the preaching - child development is a major concern of mine..