Things Got a Little Too Hot Too Fast and We Didn’t Use Birth Control. Should I Be Worried?

 

Things got a little too hot too fast and we didn’t use birth control. Should I be worried?

It’s okay to be worried when things go too fast; sometimes we just get lost in the moment. To be on the safe side, you should take emergency contraception to reduce your chance of pregnancy. The sooner you take it, the more effective it is. You may also want to consider STI testing if you don’t know your partner’s status.

Now, a word about NEXT time: Although the morning after pill can be effective, there are better forms of regular birth control. If you plan to keep having sex, learn more about the birth control options you can use after you’ve worked out this emergency.

Learn how emergency contraception works and where to get it.