Prescribe morning-after pills in advance, say pediatricians

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frostyfrosty wrote:

Prevention of unwanted births should be a top social priority. They simply harm too many lives – the mother, the father, the child, grandparents. Religious conservatives need to get over their hangups and help protect the health and well-being of our teenage girls by allowing unrestricted access to contraceptives.

Nov 26, 2012 6:51am EST  --  Report as abuse
ornshep wrote:

While I agree with you on most points, I don’t think that morning-after pills should be deemed a real solution to unwanted and especially teenage pregnancy and should rather remain a “quick and dirty” fix, which they really are; the focus has to be put instead on better reproductive health teaching, including real knowledge of the woman’s body specifics and most importantly, of the menstrual cycle, so that teenagers can be aware of their day-to-day fertility status through a scientific natural family planning approach such as the sympto-thermal method proposes, which is even recognized by Bayer for its unparalleled efficiency, with a better Pearl index than that of the mini-pill!

Nov 26, 2012 10:36am EST  --  Report as abuse
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