What should you know about the emergency pill?

Mexico tops the list of member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in pregnancies of teenagers between 15 and 19 years of age, according to a report from theUnfpa An effective method that can reverse this situation is the use of pill of emergency .



What should you know about the emergency pill?

1. It is not a regular method of contraception. It is true that pills of emergency They are designed to decrease the possibility of pregnancy , but only for cases of "urgency" , when you had a sexual relationship without protection or if some other means employed failure . For no reason should be confused with a regular method.


Juan Carlos López Jurado, gynecologist certified and recertified by the Mexican Council of Gynecology and Obstetrics , explains that there is contraceptive pills conventional ones used as regular method , that is, a daily intake before the menstrual period. Those of emergency It should not be used as usual.

2. Breastfeeding. Recommended during the lactation, is not to consume it, because the possible risks for the baby The ideal is to have a method of contraception regular suggested by a gynecologist .


Elsa Díaz López , general director of Specialized Group in Women's Health (Gesfem), confirms that during lactation there are possibilities of a new pregnancy , therefore recommends using some contraceptive method recommended by specialists .

3. Does not protect against ETS. It is important to emphasize that the pills of emergency they are an effective method to prevent pregnancies , they do not protect contagion of the sexually transmitted diseases (ETS), it is convenient to use condom .

4. Risk of pregnancy after taking. Take into account that if you have had sexual relations after having taken the pills emergency contraception there may be probabilities of a pregnancy without you did not use another method contraceptive or if the one you used failed.

5. Consequences of the abuse. Misuse of the pills contraceptives emergency can cause damage to Health feminine

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