The morning- after pill or an emergency contraceptive is a type of birth control that is prescribed when a woman has unprotected sex in order to prevent pregnancy. Youngsters have unprotected sex and pop these pills indiscriminately without understanding that they do not protect one from STDs. These morning-after pills usually contain Levonorgestrel a synthetic form of Progesterone which works by inhibiting ovulation and thus preventing fertilization. It may play havoc with your natural hormonal levels if taken very frequently. Our expert Dr Mini Nampoothiri answers some of the frequently asked questions about the pill: What is the Morning after pill?