Our expert says:
It is 90-99% effective deoending on where in the cycle you are. It cannot be used before sex, it must be taken after sex.
You are safe on the Pill after 7 active pills. You can start at any time of the month, but this will give more side effects and may upset your cycle.
The commonest side effects of the morning after pill are nausea and upset cycle.
As the egg lasts for about 2-3 days, you can fall pregnant after ovulation. This time period is an average and sometimes the egg survives for longer and you could then fall pregnant a week after ovulation.ALso it has been shown that up to 20% of women ovulate at unexpected times without knowing it.
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