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period is 12 days late. can i take the day after pill or am i to late to do so?

By Anonymous May 27, 2014 - 9:18am
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Hi Anon

Thanks for your question! 

Emergency contraception must be taken within 5 days of unprotected sex (some pills vary on that so you will need to read the instructions carefully). So if you had unprotected sex before you period was due, it is far too late to take it. 

If you are 12 days late, it's imperative that you take a pregnancy test - you should do this immediately so you know where you stand. 

Will you take the test and keep us posted, Anon?



May 27, 2014 - 9:56am
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