Accidents happen – what to do after unprotected sex

What should I do after having unprotected sex?

Unprotected sex means that you can get pregnant and have a baby. Have you had unprotected sex?

  • Did the condom slip off or break?
  • Did you forget to:
– Take your contraceptive pill?
– Insert your contraceptive ring?
– Apply your contraceptive patch?
  • Did your diaphragm or cap slip or did you forget to use it?
  • Did he forget to pull out in time?
  • Did you forget to use any contraception?

If you have had unprotected sex you could become pregnant

There is no safe time in your cycle when you can have unprotected sex and be certain not to get pregnant.

If now is not the right time for you to have a baby, act quickly and use emergency contraception.


ellaOne from your pharmacy

If you don’t want to get pregnant, don’t take a chance. ellaOne is the most effective morning after pill in the UK and can be bought at your local pharmacy without prescription.

Going to the pharmacy is often the quickest and most convenient way to get emergency contraception. There’s no need to feel embarrassed. Remember pharmacy staff deal with these kinds of sensitive situations everyday – it’s their job to make this experience as stress-free as they can for you.

You can also get the morning after pill from a doctor.