Morning After Pill risky

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How much does a woman want to risk to not get pregnant after unprotected sex?  The morning after pill which prevents implantation of a fertilized egg (so is ifsofactso, an abortion) seems one easy solution. But easy may not be the best.

Many pharmacists will not give out the morning after pill.  That's because the morning after pill is like taking a dose of birth control pills which is 50 times stronger than the usual dosage, an Australia pharmacist, John Wilks, told the news media.  He is part of a group lobbying against the "morning after pill" becoming OTC (available without a prescription).  The usual dosage of birth control pills, according to the Merck Manual, carries a risk of 40 percent, heart attack, stroke and thrombosis, as well as a significant risk of breast cancer.  Synthetic estrogen was put on the FDA list of cancer causing chemicals in 2001.

But pregnancy is dangerous, the CDC tells us - 20 percent of women die in childbirth.  How did they come up with this figure?  Only pregnant women with problem pregnancies (requiring hospitalization) are reported to the CDC.  So 20 percent of women with problem pregnancies die in childbirth... and problem pregnancies are a tiny fraction of total pregnancies (cook those books, guys!).  Additionally, a woman dying from an abortion is typically reported to the CDC as dying from pregnancy!

Conspiracy to cover up the truth?  No, it's only business men doing what business men do best - selling product.  Pregnant women who want their babies, do not patronize the abortion and pharmaceutical industries, nearly as well as women seeking abortion.  It's the American way! :)