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A 17-year-old female asked:

If you can take birth control as an emergency contraception, then how does it not abort a baby if you get pregnant while on the pill?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dose: There is a lower dose of progestin in the birth control pill.
Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
It may not cause a spontaneous pregnancy loss, however it can put your baby at risk of harm and alter intrauterine growth and development.
Dec 3, 2014

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