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Does anyone know any idea in how I would get birth control pills without having to tell my parents? And if they’re not free can you also list prices if you know any?
Go to the doctor? Planned Parenthood? You have to get a prescription. They’re NOT going to be free, and the cost depends on what your insurance covers and the brand you get, so I really cannot give you a list of prices.
Get a friend or another trusted adult to give you a ride, at Planned Parenthood they have a sliding scale, and it shouldn’t be that expensive.
I’m all for birth control, but it’s also something you should never take without a prescription. I understand that it’s scary to talk to your parents because they might not get where you’re coming from. But I think it’s really important to talk to them about this.
You don’t have to tell your parents if you get birth control from your doctor. However, I honestly don’t know what I would have done if I didn’t talk to my mom about it beforehand. She discussed some of the trouble she had with birth control which helped me make my decision on which one I wanted to take.
I went on birth control because I had really terrible cramps and a very irregular cycle, but talking it out with my mom opened a new dialogue for us. I discuss pretty much everything with her now, and it’s so comforting that I have her to go to.
So while you don’t have to discuss it with your parents, I think it’s worth it. And if you can have a mature discussion about why you want to go on birth control, they might see you’re more grown up and can be responsible.
What do you think about getting birth control without telling your parents? Did you talk to your parents about birth control? Tell me in the comments!
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