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Condom Broke? What to Do After Unprotected Sex

Want to avoid an unplanned pregnancy? There are options if you've had unprotected sex.
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Your morning-after options

by Amanda Gardner

Every year, 3 million women in the U.S. have unintended pregnancies either because they skipped contraception or used it improperly.

If you dread having to make the difficult, life-altering decisions that come with an unplanned pregnancy, it’s not too late—there are “morning after” and now even “week after” emergency contraceptives.

Here are seven things to consider after having unprotected sex, including your options in terms of emergency contraception.

Next: What not to do

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