The morning-after pill, more properly termed emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs), is the use of high doses of the hormones found in regular oral contraceptive pills which, when taken after unprotected intercourse or sex in which a contraceptive failure (such as a torn condom) occurs, may prevent pregnancy from occurring. There are several ways ("mechanisms of action") by which emergency contraceptive pills may work. ...

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Emergency Contraception
... Emergency contraception, or emergency birth control, is used to keep a woman from getting pregnant when she has had unprotected vaginal intercourse. "Unprotected" can mean that no method of ...
Source: National Women's Health Information Center

Birth Control Methods
... All women and men should have control over if and when they become parents. Making decisions about birth control, or contraception, is not easy - there are many things to think about. Learning about b...
Source: National Women's Health Information Center

   

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  • Birth Control Methods
    ... All women and men should have control over if and when they become parents. Making decisions about birth control, or contraception, is not easy - there are many things to think about. Learning about b...
  • Emergency Contraception
    ... Emergency contraception, or emergency birth control, is used to keep a woman from getting pregnant when she has had unprotected vaginal intercourse. "Unprotected" can mean that no method of ...
  • Preguntas frecuentes acerca de la anticoncepción de emergencia
    ... La anticoncepción de emergencia, o el control natal de emergencia, se utiliza para evitar que la mujer quede embarazada después de que ha tenido relaciones sexuales sin protección. "Sin protecció...

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