“If you’ve had unprotected sex and don’t want to become pregnant, you may be looking for emergency contraception. The “morning-after pill” is a safe and effective option.
“Levonorgestrel morning-after pills, like Plan B, are arguably the most well-known emergency contraceptives. Other options include the Ella pill and the copper intrauterine device, more widely known as an IUD.
“These emergency contraceptives “won’t have an impact on an existing pregnancy, they prevent a pregnancy from occurring,” Dr. Meera Shah, chief medical officer of Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic in New York, told USA TODAY.”
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