How do I tell my mom I want to go on birth control?
Bring up your personal values and beliefs about sex, relationships, and birth control. Ask your parents about their values.
Ok, I want to talk to my parents about birth control, how do I prepare for starting “the talk”?
- Think about what you want to talk about.
- Do some research.
- Think about what questions you have.
Does my mom have to know Im on birth control?
Yes. You do not need permission from a parent or guardian to get birth control. In fact, it is unethical and illegal for clinic workers or health care providers to tell your parents/guardians you were even at the clinic. The agreement to keep your visit private is called a confidentiality agreement.
Can a 14 year old get the pill without parental consent?
Contraception services are free and confidential, including for people under 16 years old. This means the doctor or nurse won’t tell your parents or anyone else, as long as they believe you’re mature enough to understand the information and decisions involved.
What age should a girl get on birth control?
A: Age 16 tends to the most common age to start birth control as it allows a young woman to be established in her cycle before potentially disrupting it.