Tag: unplanned pregnancy
How can I get the morning after pill (emergency contraception) without my parents finding out?Updated 1 March 2017 under Ask Us.
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 »
I have had sex with my boyfriend, but I have regular menstruation. Can I be pregnant?Updated 17 February 2016 under Ask Us.
Getting pregnant is a common concern among adolescents who are involved in a sexual relationship. The only way you can 100% guarantee not getting pregnant is by not having sex. […]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 »
Is there any other way to get pregnant besides sex?Updated 13 January 2015 under Ask Us.
While most women become pregnant by vaginal intercourse, women can also rarely get pregnant by ejaculation of sperm right at the opening of the vagina. Another way to get pregnant […]Read more »
My period is 6 days late… Am I pregnant? I’m really scared. Please HELP!Updated 17 September 2014 under Ask Us.
Getting a pregnancy test would be the first thing to do to make sure. However, there can be other reasons why your period is late. Stress and anxiety can cause […]Read more »
Pregnancy: Unplanned Pregnancy – About AdoptionUpdated 20 July 2021 under Health Guides.
Adoption Adoption is one option for teens who are pregnant and not ready and/or unable to care for a child once it is born. There are several reasons why a […]Read more »
Pregnancy: Unplanned Pregnancy – About AbortionUpdated 28 April 2020 under Health Guides.
Abortion Many youth have questions about pregnancy and abortion. If you have just found out that you are pregnant, you may feel overwhelmed, sad, happy, or unsure about options and […]Read more »
How do you tell your parents that you’re pregnant?Updated 15 July 2014 under Ask Us.
If you’re pregnant, it’s important for you to get health care as soon as possible so you can learn about your options. It’s best to get support from your parent(s), […]Read more »
I had sex for the first time 6 days ago but some of the sperm fell out of the condom. I took the “morning after” pill 36 hours later. Could I be pregnant?Updated 3 June 2014 under Ask Us.
The “morning after” pill, which is also known as Emergency Contraception, Plan B, or Next Choice, is most effective when taken within 72 hours of having unprotected sex. Although emergency […]Read more »
I had sex with my boyfriend in the heat of the moment and we didn’t use a condom. I took Next Choice One Dose™ three hours after we had sex. My period is late – should I be worried?Updated 19 March 2014 under Ask Us.
Taking emergency contraception within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse is your best bet to avoid unwanted pregnancy. The manufacturer of the emergency contraception Next Choice One Dose™ states, “Some women […]Read more »