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I had a question about the birth control pill.
If you accidentally bite it in half while swallowing, does that reduce it's effectiveness?

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Hi Gina, No, I don't think that would cause a problem but you can ask your doctor or pill provide for sure. One thing I don't know if you are aware of, there have been studies that the hormones in the birth control pills can cause physical problems short-term or long-term. Also, new evidence has been brought to attention of birth control pills possibly causing abortion. Please email me at and we can talk more.

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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 if you would like to know more information about your situation or if I am "Maxed OUT".


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

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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