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There are some things humanity just cannot kick. Drinking, smoking, Dancing with the Stars and McDonald’s just to name a few.
In an SHTF scenario, you might think that sex would be the last thing on your mind. Well, if our bodies were designed with that kind of wiring we would have never made it out of the ice age. That said, how would you handle pregnancy in an SHTF scenario?
Do you have any idea the types of things you will need on hand and the treatments?
The best bet in SHTF is probably to avoid pregnancy as best you can. Of course, we cannot all avoid it or there will be no more people left.
Storing Birth Control
Whichever method you want to you should store plenty of birth control. It’s also a powerful tool in the barter. If you have birth control in the form of condoms or pill, you will be able to get a lot of stuff from other people.
Be sure you have plenty but understand that you are not going to have birth control forever. You might even want to research some of the old methods of birth control.
in our hyper-sexualized society, it might not seem like an option but abstinence is the only true means of 100% birth control. You have to abstain from sexual activity. There may be times in an SHTF situation where this is the responsible thing for you to do.
There is another option that you can consider. That option is to prepare yourself now to be able to love and care for a big family no matter the situation. That means something like a homestead that is far away from dense populations.
This also means becoming as self-sufficient as you can be.