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Posted by: nickybee | 2004/03/11

emergency contraceptive

ovulation calculator calculated indicated fertility period as 4-7 of mar, had unprotected sex during this time on the 4th to be exact, took emergency contraception (ovral) 5 days therafter. what are the chances that i might be pregnant.
my husband i i are planning a baby but want to give birth in Dec, meaning that i was suppose to have unprotected sex only during ovulation period april. how will the emergency contraception effect ovulation.

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It may effect your ovulation in April. Did you have a period after taking the treatment?

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Posted by: malaika | 2004/03/12

There is a gynae forum but i can answer your question.If you only took the emergency pill 5 days after unprotected sex and you're sure that you were ovulating then you have a good chance of falling pregnant.The emergency pill (ovral) works up to 72 hours later(3 days) so 5 days is a bit late unless you didn't ovulate on the 4th or at all.I can't say for sure if you are pregnant.You'll have to test yourself but since you are planning on a baby then having it a month earlier shouldn't be much of a problem.Good Luck.

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