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Do I need an adult or guardian to get on birth control? I’m 16

posted on January 5, 2017 2:00 pm

In the state of Colorado, the law says that minors have the right to access any sexual healthcare without the consent or notification of their parents. That means they can get a pregnancy test, start a birth control method, get tested for STIs, or get any other sexual healthcare without their parents being involved at all. In fact, it’s illegal for clinics […]

So I am interested in getting on birth control…..

posted on January 5, 2017 1:32 pm

……  But I don’t have insurance and I do not have a lot of money either.  What do you all recommend I should do? Thanks for asking! At Teen Clinic, we try to make our services as accessible as possible!   Someone has to make an appointment at Teen Clinic to get started on any birth […]

Is it ok if testicles are small? Or is there need for concern?

posted on December 30, 2016 1:38 pm

The human body comes in an amazing variety of shapes and sizes, and so do its parts! How genitalia look can vary quite a bit. It’s healthy to remember that everyone is different; there really is no such thing as normal. In general, smaller testicles do not cause a medical concern. But if you’re feeling concerned, […]

I was on birth control for only two days and my boyfriend ejaculated in me…..

posted on December 30, 2016 1:26 pm

……Will I get pregnant even if I continue to take the pill? Thanks for asking! When someone starts a new hormonal method of birth control (like the pill) they need to use a back up method (like condoms or practicing abstinence) for one week before that method will be effective. After that first week, the hormones […]