I got caught up in the moment and had unprotected sex

 
Rebecca, 31, Nottingham

Rebecca, 31, Nottingham

 
 

Mine is quite a straightforward story. I was 19 and got caught up in the moment with my new boyfriend and we had unprotected sex.

The next day, I went to a pharmacy in town, where I was given the morning after pill, at no cost. The pharmacist was lovely. No judgement or anything!

She also gave me some great advice on contraceptive choices that I hadn't been made aware of before and the following month I had a coil fitted (the mirena I think it was called) after she had suggested it.

 

 

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