Pregnancy & Birth Control Methods

COMMON EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVES AVAILABLE IN GHANA, HOW THEY WORK, HOW THEY ARE TAKEN AND THEIR CURRENT PRICES.

Emergency contraceptive pill as the name suggests is used during emergency situations. It is taken to prevent pregnancy after an unprotected sex. The general mode of work of emergency contraceptive is to delay ovulation. Delay in ovulation means delay in the release of egg from the female reproductive system. For most emergency contraceptives, the moment …

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REASONS WHY YOU CAN GET PREGNANT AFTER TAKING EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVE PILLS

Taking emergency contraceptive doesn’t guarantee success of not getting pregnant if all precautions are not followed strictly. Below are four reasons why your emergency contraceptive can fail.  When you don’t take it soon enough after unprotected sex. Almost all emergency contraceptive pills are effective when you take them within 72 hours after unprotected sex. After …

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5 SIMPLE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVES

How does emergency contraceptive work? Taking emergency contraceptive is all about timing. Emergency contraceptive pills mainly prevents pregnancy by temporarily stopping or delaying ovulation (ovaries from releasing an egg). If you’ve ovulated before taking an emergency contraceptive pill, it won’t stop an egg meeting a sperm to create a pregnancy. So, make sure you take …

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