What is a Morning-After Pill?

The morning after pill is also called “Plan B”. It is a type of emergency contraceptive that is used after sex to prevent pregnancy. The morning-after pill works by delaying ovulation and is the most effective when taken within 72 hours of unprotected sexual activity. This type of emergency contraceptive is available without a prescription and varies in price. Please note this information was provided by American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Plan B does not stop the development of a fetus once the fertilized egg implants in the uterus. It will not work if you are already pregnant when you take it.

Think you might be pregnant? At Caris, we specialize in meeting the unique needs of women who are unexpectedly pregnant. The first step is to figure out if you are actually pregnant, which is why we offer free pregnancy tests. If you think you might be pregnant, contact us or come in to one of our locations and we can help you figure it out.

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