Emergency Contraception


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Emergency contraception is a way to prevent an unplanned pregnancy. There are two types of emergency contraception: pills, and an intrauterine device (IUD) placed as soon as possible after unprotected sex.

Current as of: May 1, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Rebecca Sue Uranga, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology