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A 35-year-old member asked:

Is abortion the same as the morning after pill?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes and no: You can have a procedure that interferes with a pregnancy that has started in the womb, which for many years was the only process using the abortion label. Today there are forms of birth control that prevent a fertilized egg from implanting and establishing a pregnancy.If you believe life begins at conception, this would also be considered an abortion.(morning after pills)

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A 45-year-old member asked:

What can you do to use the morning after pill?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Morning after pill: Take as soon as possible after incident of unprotected sex. Within 24 hours has a higher rate of effectiveness - but can be taken within 72 hours of event.

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Last updated Jul 26, 2021

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