Let me start this off by saying, I am not writing this post in order to change your mind about birth control. I have shared before how the Lord has convicted us about trusting Him with our family size, but I realize that not everyone has the same convictions, and that the Lord will work in different people in different ways.
I do, however, believe in making fully informed decisions. I learned when we started our “quiverful” journey that there is a lot about birth control that the doctors and pharmacists don’t tell you.
Since most Christians believe that life begins at conception, I’ll start with the definition of the word. Dictionary.com defines conception as,
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