What if I can’t tell my parents Im pregnant?
If you really feel like you can’t talk to your parents, try talking to another adult who you trust (like an aunt or uncle, grandparent, older sibling, school nurse, or counselor).
Can a doctor tell your parents if you’re pregnant?
No. Your right to privacy is protected by the California Constitution and state law! Your health care provider cannot tell your parents that you took a pregnancy or STD test, that you are pregnant, or that you got an abortion without getting your written permission first.
How far in do you tell people you’re pregnant?
Many women choose to delay announcing a pregnancy at least until the end of the first trimester (12 weeks into their pregnancy). This is commonly attributed to the risk of miscarriage during this time, but the 12-week mark is not a hard and fast rule you need to follow.
Is 8 weeks too early to tell family you’re pregnant?
Yes. Pregnant women are often advised to wait until they pass the 12-week mark, when the risk of miscarriage drops sharply, to announce their pregnancies to the world.
What to do if a girl gets pregnant by mistake?
If you become pregnant and you’re either not ready to be a parent or you don’t want to have a baby, know that you’re not alone and you do have options. You can choose to terminate the pregnancy with an abortion or put your baby up for adoption. It’s a big choice and one that can feel overwhelming.
Can a 14 year old see a doctor without parent?
Different people are ready at different ages to see a doctor or a nurse alone, and legally there is no set age to be seen without your parents. You can come alone or can even bring them along and leave them in the waiting room if you wanted to be seen by the doctor or nurse on your own.
How do I get abortion pills without mY parents knowing?
Your state may require one or both of your parents to give permission for your abortion or be told of your decision prior to the abortion. However, in most states you can ask a judge to excuse you from these requirements. That procedure is called a “judicial bypass.”