The first day of my last cycle was on May 29, I had sex on June 13, a day I was fertile. We used a condom but of course it broke and that was my only form of protection, he finished inside me because we didn't realize it till after. Took the morning after pill about 16 hours later but I'm stressing out because I've read the pill doesn't work if you take it after you've ovulated or something like that. Any advice?
Some people think that Plan B works in other ways, such as also stopping sperm meeting with an egg, or making the lining of the womb unsuitable for a pregnancy, but if you go to the Manufacturer's website, they do not make those claims. They say that the only way it works is by delaying ovulation, & if you're already ovulating, then it can't do that.
Based on that, there's a good chance that it can't help you, but you never know, it's worth trying. You may not have conceived even had you not taken Plan B. Many women ovulate but struggle to conceive.
Had you come here sooner, I'd have told you that there's an additional option for emergency birth control. You could have had a coil/IUD fitted within 5 days of the accident, which would also have acted as emergency contraception.
- Plan B Information for Consumers
- Plan B Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Plan B (detailed)
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