Emergency Contraception Overview

Emergency contraception (EC) is a contraceptive that you can use to reduce the risk of pregnancy after unprotected sex or contraception failure . Depending on the method used, it prevents ovulation or fertilization of the egg. So-called “morning-after pills” have been available for more than 30 years, and EC is a safe and effective method of birth control .

For maximum effectiveness, emergency care should use contraception as soon as possible after unprotected sex or after you stop using contraception.

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Why some people use contraception of emergency?

It is obvious that women who choose emergency contraception do not want to get pregnant.

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