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Do morning-after pills cause birth defects in future pregnancy?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
There are no long term effects on future reproduction from use of the morning after pill.

In brief: No
There are no long term effects on future reproduction from use of the morning after pill.
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Dr. Gregory Gapp
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: No.
The morning after pill only prevents impantation of any possible fertilized eggs; it has nothing to do with any other effects and cannot be blamed for future pregnancy birth defects.
2-4% of all pregnancies will have a major or minor birth defect - don't let your possible second thoughts after using the Plan B method trap your mind in guilt trips. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg/day to prevent birth defect.

In brief: No.
The morning after pill only prevents impantation of any possible fertilized eggs; it has nothing to do with any other effects and cannot be blamed for future pregnancy birth defects.
2-4% of all pregnancies will have a major or minor birth defect - don't let your possible second thoughts after using the Plan B method trap your mind in guilt trips. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg/day to prevent birth defect.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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