By Eva

Emergency contraception prevents pregnancies. You can take emergency contraception if you have had unprotected sex and used other contraceptives wrong, haven’t used contraceptives or the condom broke. Here are some myths about emergency contraception: It is the same as abortion: Emergency contraception prevents pregnancies, and doesn’t interfere with existing pregnancies. The pill will suppress an ovulation, making it harder for the egg to be fertilized. If you take a pill, but are already pregnant, it will not harm the fetus. You need a prescription: Plan B is now available to women of any age over-the-counter. Ella is available to…Read More

0 COMMENTS

By Aleka Gurel

There are two different kinds of emergency contraception. Emergency contraceptive pills work to stop ovulation, the release of an egg from one of your ovaries. If you’ve already ovulated, they likely won’t work, and they won’t affect an established pregnancy. The copper IUD, which many women use as regular birth control, can also be used as emergency contraception. It works by stopping the sperm and egg from meeting, so can still be effective after ovulation. Plan B One-Step and its generics, Next Choice, My Way and Take Action, contain a high dose of the hormone progestin, which is also…Read More

0 COMMENTS