I have been doing lots of research and have found many conflicting arguments on this topic. I recently had unprotected sexual with my husband right before he left for his deployment.The next day I expressed my concern for having a baby while he was away so I tested to see if I was even ovulating and if it would be a problem. I tested for my LH surge and sure enough I was having it. So I took plan B, thinking it could help. The next day I tested to see if I was ovulating again and I still am. Does that mean it didn't work? Does it not work if you already had the LH surge?
Plan B is unlikely to work if it can't delay your ovulation. The Manufacturer claims that it's the ONLY way it is confirmed to work. Some people think that it may also work in other ways, but the Manufacturer says not.
If you want more chance of not conceiving, then you can ask for an IUD to be inserted within 5 days of the unprotected sex. That can also work as emergency contraception.
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