I'm thinking of this now because I just read a recent question with a mom and had all the "talks" and supervision and came to find out her 14 yr old is pg anyways and Tyra has a show on today with 12 yr olds trying to get pregnant!! I beleieve in putting my daughter on birth control "just in case" b/c let's face it...kids don't always listen or think it can happen to them...so I was wondering what other moms think is a good age or at what age did their daughter's start bc??Answer Question
Answer by sweetyazfl at 3:35 PM on Sep. 20, 2010
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Answer by Christina2135 at 3:40 PM on Sep. 20, 2010
I assume you mean the pill. There are lots of forms of birth control. Your daughter should be in charge of her own birth control. The pill is not without dangers. I got pulmonay emboli (blood clots) in my lungs on the pill. It didn't really hurt but if you don't go to the ER even 1 small emboli can kill you. You don't want to put a 12 yo on a drug that kills women if she isn't even sexually active. She should know a condom and foam is over 99% effective. She should know where to buy them and how to use them. She should understand sex is never an emergency and it can always wait until after you have birth control.
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