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Ten Myths About Emergency Contraception

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Myth: Emergency Contraception is Like Having an Abortion


Myth: Emergency Contraception is Not Safe


Myth: Emergency Contraception Can Only Be Taken for 24 Hours After Unprotected Sex


Myth: Emergency Contraception Pills Will Make Me Sick


Myth: Emergency Contraception Can Help Prevent STDs


Myth: You Can Only Use Emergency Contraception Once or Twice a Year


Myth: Taking an Emergency Contraceptive Will Keep Me Protected Until After I Get My Next Period


Myth: Taking Emergency Birth Control May Stop Me From Becoming Pregnant Later, When I Want to Become Pregnant


Myth: If I Plan to Have Unprotected Sex Later, I Can Take a Pill Now and it Will Prevent Pregnancy


Myth: I Can Only Buy Emergency Contraception Pills if it is Truly an Emergency


Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey

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Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.