You can still prevent pregnancy
3 days after
unprotected sex with Emergency Contraception
(EC), also called Plan B or the morning after
pill. All women can use EC pills safely.
Plan B is a good idea when:
- you have sex without birth control
- a condom breaks
- you miss 2 or more birth control pills
- you miss your birth control shot
- you have been forced to have sex
Plan B is not an abortion pill.
Plan B is similar to birth control pills. It
works best when used right away. EC prevents
pregnancy most of the time.
If you are already pregnant, EC will not hurt you or end the
For more information about
Emergency Contraception or to
find locations where you can get EC,
contact your health care provider or call
EC and other Family Planning, or birth
control, may be covered by Medicaid. Call
to find out if you qualify.