Q: I had unprotected sex and don't know what to do. Apart from the morning-after pill, is there any other way to stop an unwanted pregnancy? Or any medication that will lessen the chance of contracting STDs? A: Many people have had sexual contact without taking the time to understand the different risks involved in certain sexual acts or contact and think of the risks of sexually transmitted diseases or possibility of pregnancy after the incident. Within 72 hours, take the emergency contraceptive pill.
6 Things You Should Know About Having Sex During Your Period
The Safe Days To Have Sex To Avoid Pregnancy, According To Science
When things get intimate, what are the chances of getting pregnant Sex: everyone - well almost everyone - does it. But like so many other fun activities, it carries its fair share of risks. Unwanted pregnancies and getting a nasty disease are the obvious ones, but there is also the risk of having a heart attack, getting injured when the bed collapses, even the chance of arrest in flagrante in a public place.
What is the safe period for having sex?
If you're not interested in having a baby right now, then you're probably following the ways to prevent pregnancy recommended by your doctor. Maybe you're on hormonal birth control. Or tracking your period.
Meredith collects data to deliver the best content, services, and personalized digital ads. We partner with third party advertisers, who may use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on sites and applications across devices, both on our sites and across the Internet. To avoid personalized advertising based on your mobile app activity, you can install the DAA's AppChoices app here.