HOUSTON, TX – Everybody knows what a late night and a few drinks can lead to, but then you have to face the morning after. Leading 5.8 million women in the U.S. to use the morning after pill.
A federal report says that up to 11% of women 15 to 44 who’ve made whoopee, turned to emergency contraception. About half of those women didn’t trust other forms of birth control they were using, while the other 50% say they didn’t use any protection.
It’s important to note that the morning after pill only prevents pregnancy, in contrast to the abortion pill that terminates a pregnancy that exists.
Pierce McCraw says women should have choices, “We’ve all participated in questionable behavior, so I think to take that option away from a woman who might be scared to death, might be some part of her life where she really can’t have a child, I can’t make that decision, and I don’t think we should take that option away.”
23% of the women were between the ages 20 to 24, 16% were 25 to 29, 14% were 15 to 19 and only 5% between the ages of 30 to 44.
Frank Bologna thinks couples should plan ahead, “It’s a better alternative than a woman deciding 3 months or later into a pregnancy that she wants to abort the fetus. This sounds much better, although I think that men and women should think about more effective means of contraception.”
Emergency contraception was used most often by women 20 to 24, never married, white and Hispanic, and women with a college education.
Hey, as long as you bring you’re “A” game in the bedroom, plan B, is your choice.