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Accidental Pregnancy While Engaged

Did You Chance Pregnancy Once You Got Engaged?

Did you toss your pills once the ring was on your finger? Lots of couples assume that it will take a while to get pregnant, especially if the woman has been using contraceptives for years so they forgo using the pill, condoms, or what have you once they decide to get hitched. And as a result there are women who walk down the aisle with a bun (visible or otherwise) in the oven. Did you take your chances once you knew you were to wed?

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juicebox07 juicebox07 7 years
#11 - Most people can become pregnant right after going off the pill.
Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 7 years
I wouldn't, but I definitely didn't have a ring on my finger when I got knocked up.
runningesq runningesq 7 years
We got married the summer after my first year in law school, so there was no way we were going risk a baby while I was still in school ! We were married for 4 1/2 years before I got pregnant, and for us, that was the best case scenario. We got to do a lot of things as a couple (travel, buy a house) and I got to knock a few biggies off of my life "to do" list, and now we're ready for a baby, and expecting in October ! :)
starbucks2 starbucks2 7 years
Other...I got knocked up without a ring ;)
skigurl skigurl 7 years
i think i would do this as soon as we're married, but i would be too nervous to do it as soon as i got engaged because if you have an engagement longer than a few months, either you could be hugely pregnant or you could have a baby already! i would wait til the wedding, then i'd probably go off the pill (because my bf and i would like kids sooner than later) - i agree, for many couples, they would prefer to wait until they've been married for awhile, and in that case, i wouldn't want to risk it either
juicebox07 juicebox07 7 years
I'm not pregnant or engaged at this point, but I would like to say that I would never toss my birth control until I was completely ready to have a child. Doesn't matter if I'm engaged or even married.
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