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The Irony Of Ipledge When Your Tubes Are Tied

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I'm sure we all agree that any program that attempts to stop potential birth deffects is a great and necessary thing. However, I don't think they had me in mind when they designed the IPledge program. Even the dermatology assistants were confused and insisted that I needed to go on birth control pills along with an additional secondary birth control method, before they would hand over the Claravis prescription.

When I reminded them that my tubes were tied, they didn't quite know how that fit into the whole IPledge rules. This started quite a debate around the dr.'s office regarding whether birth control pills were necessary. Finally, I pulled out the bright yellow, caution-sign-like booklet and had them reread Page 15; and they finally agreed to enter me into the IPledge system as long as I signed something that said I would use condoms or abstinence along with having my tubes tied.

If that wasn't comical enough, I wish I had videotaped me trying to explain to my confused husband how him having to wear condoms was all about my acne.



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