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24 Jul 2006

Withdrwal method
Hi
I would just like to find out if the withdrawal method is effective.
I was using yasmin, but i was having really bad side effects. My husband and i thought it would be a better idea for me to stop using the yasmin and just use the withdrawal method. We have been doing this for the past 3 months and it seems to be safe as i have gotten my period every month since. My gp also done a HPT with me last month and it was negative.

Can i take this as being a safe method? Is there anyone else that has tried the withdrawal method and fallen pregnant?
I had my last period from the 5 - 10 June, and today i'm experiencing some abdominal pain, could this just be due to my period coming on in next week?
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

The withdrawal method is far less safe than the Pill. While the Pill is 99.5% safe, the withdrawal method is only about 90% safe.

Best wishes
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