Does emergency contraception ends an existing pregnancy?

Posted on: October 31, 2019

NO - emergency contraception (often called the morning after pill) does NOT cause an abortion.

 

It mainly works by stopping or delaying the ovaries from releasing an egg, so that it can’t be fertilized. No fertilized egg? No pregnancy!

 

If a woman is already pregnant, the morning after pill will neither end the pregnancy nor harm the fetus.

 

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Published:

10/31/2019