I’ve heard there is no possibility of breakthrough ovulation if you take the pill at the same time every day. Could this be true?
One of our Christian friends who is on birth control knows a lot about medicine and has studied the medical field. She says that if you take the pill at the same time the exact same time every day it cannot cause an abortion. It will not go to stage 3. The only thing it will do is prevent ovulation. There is no possibility of breakthrough ovulation if you take it at the same time every day. Have you ever heard of this and could it possibly be true?
The pharmacological data demonstrates what would be considered near-perfect usage of the Pill. The data also indicates that there is on average a 1-3% “failure” rate when a clinical pregnancy occurs—even with near-perfect timing.
Reasoning and animal studies support the theory that embryos can and do die before that happens, but nobody really knows the actual numbers. It has not served pharmaceutical companies to produce research on that question. Best estimates are given by a professional group of pharmacists who refuse to fill prescription for the Pill and like products (Transdermal Patch, Depo-Provera and insertables such as Norplant). You may wish to contact them at Bkuhar@pfli.com or look them up on the Internet by typing in Pharmacists for Life International.
For more information on this subject, see Randy Alcorn’s book Does the Birth Control Pill Cause Abortions?