Hello! So, I’m 15 and I have been thinking about getting the bar (Hormonal implant). I don’t know if I’m too young or if it’s unreasonable for me to get it. Should I get the bar?Updated 3 January 2018 under Ask Us.
The hormonal implant is a safe and long term birth control option for healthy teens and adult women, however different states and different health clinics have various policies on whether […]Read more »
Talking to your parents about emergency contraception (EC) or finding out how you can start birth control may seem uncomfortable. You might be surprised though to know that many parents […]Read more »
Lately my friends have been talking about sex and I’ve been really trying not to think about it much because I really don’t have time for it but…it’s been bothering me for a while now…if your partner wears a condom and it breaks, what could happen and could I still get diseases?Updated 10 August 2016 under Ask Us.
It’s normal to have questions and be curious about sex and it’s also normal to not want to think about it because you have many other more important things on […]Read more »
4 days ago, I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. My period was supposed to get here yesterday and I am worried I could be pregnant. He said that a bit of semen might have gone in, but that he thinks it wasn’t enough to get pregnant. Is this true?Updated 2 October 2015 under Ask Us.
No! You can get pregnant anytime you are not using condoms and/or birth control. You can even become pregnant if your partner removes his penis from your vagina before he […]Read more »
My period is 6 days late and I’m starting to worry. It’s never been late before. Should I be worried?Updated 28 May 2015 under Ask Us.
If you have had sexual contact, you could be pregnant, especially if you are not using a reliable method every time you have sex. We suggest that you see your […]Read more »
In many, but not all states in the United States, your health care provider (HCP) can prescribe birth control pills without your parents’ knowledge. You can check whether this rule […]Read more »
I’ve never had sex and I have regular periods without pain. Should I take birth control pills anyway?Updated 15 January 2015 under Ask Us.
Deciding to take the birth control pill is a very personal choice. For some, the Pill may also help in to make periods lighter, shorter, or more regular. It can […]Read more »
Great question! First, you and your partner will need to learn how to use condoms correctly. This begins with opening up the condom wrapper with care. Open the wrapper carefully: Be […]Read more »
I recently started taking birth control. I am on my second pack of pills, and I was wondering when it is safe to have sex without a condom?Updated 22 December 2014 under Ask Us.
It is never really “safe” to have sex without a condom unless you and your partner are having sex for the very first time and you have never been sexually […]Read more »