Will my parents or carer be told?


Your parents or carer will not be told unless the doctor or nurse thinks that there is a serious risk to your safety. They may encourage you to be open and discuss things with your parents or carer however.

Myth: My girlfriend uses other contraception so we don’t need to use condoms

Sexually transmitted infections can be passed on from person to person when not using condoms. Also no contraception is perfect for preventing pregnancy, especially if the person forgets to take the pill for example, so using condoms offers a further level of protection.

Had unprotected sex?

If you have had unprotected sex this puts you at risk of catching a sexually transmitted infection.

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