Emergency Contraception (Morning-After Pill) at a Glance
- Birth control you can use to prevent pregnancy up to five days (120 hours) after unprotected sex
- Safe and effective
- Available at health centers and drugstores
- Costs vary from $10 to $70.
Accidents happen. That's why we have the morning-after pill (also known as emergency contraception). Did you have intercourse without using protection? Did you forget to use your birth control correctly? Did the condom break, leaving you worried about becoming pregnant? If so, emergency contraception might be a good choice for you.