You need birth control during menopause

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, December 23, 2015 | 1 comments

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I've come across TONS of medical articles on the internet, "warning" women that they still need to use birth control during menopause!

Because some women DO get pregnant during menopause.

It seems odd that these same medical experts aggressively tell older women they "can't" get pregnant.

They talk out of both sides of their mouths.

It is becoming clearer to me that many older women are fertile - but society wants to make us think otherwise.

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Catherine

About Catherine: I am mom to three grown sons, two grandchildren and two rescue dogs. After years of raising my boys as a single mom, I remarried a wonderful man who had never had a child of his own. Unexpectedly, I found myself pregnant at 49!
Sadly we lost that precious baby at 8 weeks, and decided to try again. Five more losses, turned down for donor egg, foster care and adoption due to my age and losses - we have accepted that there will be no more babies in our house.

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1 comments

  1. Anonymous says:

    Why do you think society makes us want to think otherwise ?

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