The Morning-After Pill
Make the best decision by educating yourself; it is good to know all of the facts before taking the Morning-After Pill. Your body and your health are important, so take time to make the best decision. Please contact us for more information and confidential help.
What is the Morning-After Pill / Emergency Contraception?
Emergency contraception is any type of birth control used after unprotected intercourse or a known or suspected contraceptive failure (e.g. a broken condom).
The Morning-After Pill is any type of oral hormonal birth control taken after unprotected intercourse or a known or suspected contraceptive failure (e.g. a broken condom). In the United States, Plan BŪ is the only FDA approved method currently available.
Is Plan BŪ effective?
Plan BŪ is reported to reduce the chance of pregnancy by 60-94%i , depending on which study is considered. It is important to note that these figures are based on estimates of when ovulation may have occurred and not on actual pregnancy rates. It is administered in two tablets: the first must be taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex and the second 12 hours after the first tablet ii.
Should I Take the Morning-After Pill?