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Can the morning after pill delay period?

One of the common side effects of taking emergency contraception is an earlier or delayed period. It is important to do a pregnancy test 21 days (3 weeks) after any pregnancy risk even if you have taken emergency contraception or you get your period. Read more about how the morning after pill can affect your period and side effects of emergency contraception

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