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Can you stop an unwanted pregnancy by eating pineapple?

No, eating pineapple will not stop an unwanted pregnancy. If you have had unprotected sex within the last 5 days, you may be able to prevent a pregnancy by using emergency contraception. There are two types of emergency contraception, the emergency contraceptive pill (also known as the morning after pill) or the intrauterine device (IUD).

The morning after pill is the most popular method of emergency contraception, and can be bought without a prescription from most pharmacies or online from Fettle. There are two types of morning after pill, Levonelle and ellaOne. Levonelle, has to be taken within three days of unprotected sex in order for it to be effective, and ellaOne has to to be taken within 5 days of unprotected sex. However, the sooner you take the morning after pill, the more likely it will be able to prevent a pregnancy.

The IUD is a small, T-shaped device that needs to be inserted into the womb by a trained healthcare professional. It is the most effective type of emergency contraception but must be inserted within five days of unprotected sex.

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