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Safe days, myth or fact?

By March 26, 2011 - 8:29am
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Couple of days right after the end of your menstration is often the time we assume are safe days to have sex, thinking that we are less likely to conceive at that time. Are there any truth to this?

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I appreciate both comments, and I understand that more proven contraceptive methods are the best way to minimize pregnancy. Time and time again you hear different advice and perspective regarding similar issues, this is why i wanted to be clear about safe days.

Thanks again

March 28, 2011 - 8:56am

Hi Kennie

my husband and I are using this method as a form of birth control and we haven't fallen pregnant as yet, if you really cant take the change that a baby might bring you will need to use something a bit more reliable

March 26, 2011 - 1:47pm
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Hi Kennie,
The simplest way to answer this question is no. Every woman ovulates at different times and can be sporadic at best. To assume that every time you have sex there is a possibility of pregnancy is the safest way to assume. I think this is another reason birth control methods were manufactured as the “rhythm method” cannot carry a guarantee.

I hope this helps.

March 26, 2011 - 9:28am
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