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    Emergency contraception is a form of birth control that may be used by women who have had unprotected sex or if a contraceptive method fails. The treatment is not a regular method of birth control and does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage on emergency contraception, how it works, and much more.

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    Almost 3 million unintended pregnancies happen each year in the United States. Read here to find out about emergency contraception.

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