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Would you take the MAP in these circumstances?

(12 Posts)
whoopsie3 Mon 14-Jul-08 11:40:59

Usually OV around day 10. Unprotected sex last night on day 16. WWYD? TIA.

Chequers Mon 14-Jul-08 11:41:55

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belgo Mon 14-Jul-08 11:42:13

Ovulation does not always occur at the same time each month. It is very possible that it has occurred at day 16.

whoopsie3 Mon 14-Jul-08 11:44:05

I had the usual discharge last mon/tues. fitting in around day 10/11.

See why I have namechanged?! grin

belgo Mon 14-Jul-08 12:06:12

Totally your decision Whoopsie. How vital is it that you do not become pregnant?

lulumama Mon 14-Jul-08 12:08:16

yes i would as i do not want any more children.

if you are prepared to take a chance and another baby ,even if a remote possibility is not going to be a disaster then don't

depends how much of a gamble you want to take, as it would be sods law you ovulated late !

whoopsie3 Mon 14-Jul-08 13:17:58

Very true. Am reluctant to pay the money for it or sit through the session with the pharmacist where I basically have to promise not to do it again!

Another baby would cause problems. DH not keen and DC2 only a baby. Only have space for two in the house and the car. Skint. So i should get MAP. Thank you.

lulumama Mon 14-Jul-08 15:13:20

MAP is cheaper than having another baby. it is a small chance, but you cannot afford to take it.

perhaps see about a coil? very effective contraception and you don;t need to remember to take it

hanaflowerisnothana Mon 14-Jul-08 15:15:09

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MrsTittleMouse Mon 14-Jul-08 15:17:03

I'd take the MAP. No point in taking the risk if it would be bad to conceive.

lou031205 Mon 14-Jul-08 15:21:56

I wouldn't, but then I never would, IYSWIM. If I would, then I probably would in the circumstances you describe.

whoopsie3 Tue 15-Jul-08 11:42:41

I am all ewwww about the coil. Unjustified I know but I just couldn't! Have to go today as ran out of time yesterday.

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