Barriers that I have heard people face regarding emergency contraception is conflicting information, I knew someone who asked NHS direct about emergency contraception and also spoke with her doctor and pharmacist; all of these professionals had slightly differing views. She was told the pilll would still be effective after three days but someone else said that it wouldn't. She was told that she needed to use extra protection for 7 days but then another professional told her 14 days. I am aware that they need to cover themselves and be extra vigilant so that their advice doesn't prove false, but differing information on top of the terrifying prospect that you might be pregnant is not a comforting feeling
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