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If you are on the Nexplanon, and you take Plan B…

posted on April 21, 2017 4:50 pm

…Does the Plan B effect the implant at all? Or will it continue to work the same as when you got it? Good question. Lets talk a little bit about Plan B, or, Emergency Contraception. Emergency Contraception  is a hormonal emergency birth control method used to delay ovulation to reduce the risk of a pregnancy. The […]

I got my implant in December 2016 …

posted on April 15, 2017 5:45 pm

… My boyfriend and I are sexually active but don’t use condoms. I haven’t gotten my period for 14 days now. Am I pregnant? Good question! Once someone has had the Nexplanon for 1 week, they are 99% protected from pregnancy for 3 years, even if ejaculation in the vagina occurs. It is also important to […]

I have unprotected oral sex…

posted on April 15, 2017 5:39 pm

…Is there a risk of an STD?   Lets talk a little bit about STIs. STIs can be a very real risk for people if they are engaging in certain types of sexual contact. It’s good to know that when it comes to STIs there are four modes of transmission.  They are… Blood Sexual Fluids (Semen and Vaginal fluids) […]

How much does birth control cost if you make an appointment?…

posted on April 15, 2017 5:20 pm

….Also do you need a parent or doctor to have a consultation to get the birth control? It is  important to know that 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 start a birth […]

I’m under the age of 18 and was wondering what/if any STI tests can I receive for free?

posted on April 7, 2017 2:49 pm

Great question! Lets talk a little bit about STIs. STIs can be a very real risk for people if they are engaging in certain types of sexual contact. It’s good to know that when it comes to STIs there are four modes of transmission.  They are… Blood Sexual Fluids (Semen and Vaginal fluids) Skin to skin contact And Mother […]