Contraception: Your questions answered. Almost all women can safely use emergency contraception. Parkes A.
Levonelle or ellaOne can make you feel sick, dizzy or tired, or give you a headache, tender breasts or abdominal pain. Levonelle can be taken while breastfeeding. Send feedback. The evidence shows that the opposite is true. The two primary methods of emergency contraception are the postcoital use of either high-dose oral contraceptive pills or the insertion of a copper-bearing IUD.
These methods could help you know the unsafe days that come before and after ovulation. A sperm usually lives for 3 to 5 days in the reproductive tract. Next, we answer some of the common queries about the safe period to have sex and avoid pregnancy. Guide to Cervical Mucus. For calculating safe days for not getting pregnant, you need to understand each phase of the menstrual cycle.
Our results on perceived susceptibility to unplanned pregnancy show that many female students are susceptible to unplanned pregnancy due to non-utilization of contraceptives [ 17 , 20 — 28 ] and contraceptive failure. Help us improve NHS inform. Parkes A.