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How does the Morning After Pill work?
Emergency Contraception may work one of three ways:
It is important to note that Emergency Contraception will not work if you are already pregnant. It cannot terminate a pregnancy that has already implanted into the uterus. It will not prevent the spread of STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections), and does not protect against the spread of HIV (the virus that causes AIDS.) EC should not be used as a form of routine birth control.
What are the side effects?
Common side effects of Plan B include:
Severe abdominal pain should be reported to a doctor right away as it could be a sign of an ectopic pregnancy.
What should I know if I’m thinking about using the Morning After Pill?
Take the time to think about what you want for your body and for your good health. Call today and schedule an appointment to talk to one of our peer counselors.
* Plan B© One-Step website: www.planbonestep.com
** American Pregnancy Association website: www.americanpregnancy.org
This information is intended for general education purposes only and should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional and/or medical advice.
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