Accidents happen – what to do after unprotected sex

Unprotected sex means that you can get pregnant and have a baby. Have you had unprotected sex?

  • Did the condom slip off or break?
  • Did you forget to:
– Take your contraceptive pill?
– Insert your contraceptive ring?
– Apply your contraceptive patch?
  • Did your diaphragm or cap slip or did you forget to use it?
  • Did he forget to pull out in time?
  • Did you forget to use any contraception?
  • Were you forced to have sex without contraception?

If you have had unprotected sex you could become pregnant

There is no safe time in your cycle when you can have unprotected sex and be certain not to get pregnant.

If now is not the right time for you to have a baby you can use emergency contraception if you act quickly

If you don’t want to get pregnant, don’t take a chance.

The morning-after pill is available in pharmacies

This is often the quickest and most convenient way to get emergency contraception. There’s no need to feel embarrassed. Remember pharmacy staff deal with all kind of sensitive situations everyday – it’s their job to make this experience as stress-free as they can for you.

You can also get emergency contraception from a doctor.