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My girlfriend and I had sex a few days ago but she wasn't on birthcontrol, we are not going to have sex for a while and is she is wondering when should she take birthcontrol, we won't have sex until a few months later or a year later. And does taking birthcontrol help prevent pregnancy after having sex?

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Is there a reason why you are not having sex for a while? Just curious. I would recommend not having sex until marriage but just wondering if you were agreeing with that. I wouldn't recommend taking birth control because I don't believe all those hormones are healthy for a woman. So no, I wouldn't recommend her taking birth control. About the birth control, are you talking about pills? No, taking birth control after having sex doesn't really do anything. A woman has to be on birth control for some period of time before it takes effect. Also, birth control is not 100% safe in preventing pregnancy. There is always a chance of pregnancy whenever you have sex.
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I can answer questions about the various methods of birth control. I have done much research about side effects and risks of birth control methods. I can answer questions like "What would be the best method of birth control for me?" and "What are the advantages of birth control pills or condoms?" I have almost 25 years of experience volunteering with pregnancy resource centers. Please contact me at CHERYL51@aol.com if you would like to know more information about your situation or if I am "Maxed OUT".

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I have almost 25 years of experience in counseling women about birth control and family planning.

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Illinois Valley Community College, Austin Community College, Travel Agent Degree and almost 25 years of counseling experience.
I have worked with Pregnancy Resource Centers for almost 25 years.

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