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nobsesse
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My friend and I want to be put on birth control..the pill. What is the easiest way to go about this without our parents being involved? I was thinking probably going to planned parenthood? What do all of you on the pill do? Also how much would it cost for a teen?
Thank you everyone

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DarlingBri
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As long as you use condoms to prevent STIs/STDs, the pill may be a great back-up method for you. As you suspected, Planned Parenthood is a good place to start. They can advise you, but normally you can get low-cost pill packs from PP centers or from clinics in your area.

Find a Planned Parenthood near you:
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/ZIP.HTM

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Hope this helps,
--Bri


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