Hello, I am 27 years old. I had sex with my husband yesterday without protection. I am not using birth control pills, so what should I do to stop pregnancy?
What are you planning to use as your ongoing contraception?
Emergency contraceptive pills are simply not effective enough. Please consider one of the LARC methods listed below.
The Implanon implant has now been replaced by the Nexplanon implant.
Robert A. Hatcher MD, MPH
Emeritus Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
March 20, 2014, March 28, 2014, April 3, 2014
To learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of all the LARC methods, go to: www.managingcontraception.com and click on Choices 2013 edition. You can also order this wonderful new educational book from our website or by calling 404-875-5001. Do you have your copy yet? It is now available in English and Spanish.
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