Emergency Contraception

Call Planned Parenthood 707-252-2539 for all reproductive and sexual health appointments. 

Information About Emergency Contraception

  • Emergency Contraception (EC) is a safe and effective way to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex.
    • EC is also known as emergency birth control, backup birth control, the morning after pill and by the brand name Plan B.
  • It can be taken up to 5 days (120 hours) after unprotected sex, but it is best if taken as soon as possible.

You May Want EC If

  • You didn't use a condom or birth control
  • The condom broke during sex
  • You forgot to take your birth control
  • You were forced to have unprotected sex