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im so scared
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hey yall i was w/ my boyfriend at his house and his parents werent home so we started foolin around and all of the sudden we were just takin our clothes off and we were havin sex, i guess i wasnt htinking at the time cuz i was kinda excited. but im only 14 and i dont wanna tell my mom and i really wanna see if theres maybe a way i can do something b4 she finds out, like is there anyway i can get a birth control pill with out her? can one of my older friends maybe take me to get it if i can come up with the money?
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Are you asking about the emergency contraception pill?

In that case, yes, you can.

I would really encourage you to be honest with her, but if you're not quite there yet, do not let that stop you from getting emergency contraception, because you need to get it within, at a maximum, 100 hours of this incident, and far sooner than that, if possible.

You can obtain the MAP at your doctor, any sexual health or family planning clinic, or an emergency room.

You're also going to need STD and STI testing soon, though you should wait about a month for that.

For future reference, please check out: Ready or Not? –The Readiness Checklist.

Heather Corinna
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