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At a glance: facts about emergency contraception. Both types of emergency contraception are effective at preventing pregnancy if they are used soon after unprotected sex. Less than 1% of women who use the IUD get pregnant, whereas pregnancies after the emergency contraceptive pill are not as rare. "Taking emergency contraception is a safe and effective way of preventing pregnancy after unprotected sex. Your pharmacist can help you to decide if the emergency contraceptive pill or an IUD might be more suitable. Both types of pill work most effectively when taken as soon as possible after unprotected sex or failed contraception.". The emergency contraceptive pill (ECP) is a safe and effective way to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex, contraceptive failure or a sexual assault. It is frequently referred to as “ The Morning After Pill ”; however, women do not need to wait till the morning after to take the ECP. 1. Introduction. Despite the fact that emergency contraception (EC) has enormous potential to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies and abortions, there have been few studies of community-based interventions to increase awareness of EC, and studies to date reveal that EC is often underutilized,,,,.Multiple barriers have been identified for the .
Random telephone surveys were conducted before and after the campaign to measure changes in knowledge about emergency contraception. Change in the volume of calls to the Emergency Contraception Hotline (NOTLATE) was a secondary measure of impact. NNAF Emergency Contraception at the Grassroots Introduction to the Second Edition This manual was developed to help you design a grassroots emergency contraception (EC) access campaign in your community. It draws on the experiences of the Emergency Contraception Initiative of the National Network of Abortion Funds (NNAF), which in. You’ve spoken! In only 24 hours, 5, people got access to free Emergency Contraception. We’ve reached the sign-up limit, but there are still thousands who live in contraceptive deserts, without proper access to birth control or reproductive health services. You can help by donating to our campaign withPower To Decide. Get Free EC. Contraception is the act of preventing pregnancy. This can be a device, a medication, a procedure or a behavior. Contraception allows a woman control of her reproductive health and affords the woman the ability to be an active participant in her family planning. This review will not address abortion as that is not a way to prevent a pregnancy from occurring.
What kinds of emergency contraception are there? There are 2 ways to prevent pregnancy after you have unprotected sex: Option 1: Get a Paragard IUD within hours (5 days) after having unprotected sex. This is the most effective type of emergency contraception. “People are trusted to use a wide variety of medications sold on the shelves of pharmacies in a sensible and appropriate way. Emergency contraception should be no different.” Launching its campaign on 29 November , the BPAS said women should reject the “sexist surcharge” being placed on the product, which typically costs £ The book wasn't a tease, however. at the state level and representing pharmacists who have refused to prescribe emergency contraception, told me: "We see contraception and abortion as part of. Emergency contraceptive pills are available from a pharmacy without a prescription, Family Planning NSW clinics and some GPs. For a copper IUD, contact your nearest Family Planning NSW clinic or Family Planning NSW Talkline to get information about having an .