Emergency contraception is a way to prevent an unplanned pregnancy. There are two types of emergency contraception: pills, and an intrauterine device (IUD) placed as soon as possible after unprotected sex.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Last Revised||May 4, 2012|
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