Question: Will My Parents Know If I Go To Planned Parenthood?

Does Planned Parenthood give free birth control to minors?

Minors may receive family planning services (including birth control) without parental consent at health centers funded by Title X..

Can a doctor see a minor without a parent?

A medical practitioner is permitted to carry out medical treatment on you if you are aged under 16 without your consent or the consent of your parents or guardians if they believe it is necessary to treat you to save your life or prevent serious damage to your health.

How much does it cost to get on birth control at Planned Parenthood?

How much are birth control pills? Birth control pills cost between $0–$50 a month. They can be totally free with most health insurance plans, or if you qualify for some government programs.

Can you get birth control without going to the doctor?

You can get birth control without going to the doctor by speaking to a doctor online instead. To get a birth control prescription from the comfort of your home book an online appointment. The online doctor will electronically send your prescription to your pharmacy where you can go pick it up.

Will my parents know if I get an STD test?

In most states, once you are 13, you can get checked and tested for STDs without a parent’s involvement. Many family doctors or pediatricians will agree to treat their teen patients confidentially. That means they won’t tell parents or anyone else unless you say it’s OK.

Can a 17 year old get birth control without parents knowing?

Can I get birth control at Planned Parenthood without my parents permission? In most states, teens are allowed to get birth control without their parents’ permission at their nearest Planned Parenthood health center or from their regular doctor or nurse.

Our caring and knowledgeable staff provide a wide range of health care services. Some minors (under the age of 18) will be required to obtain consent from a parent or guardian before receiving certain medical services (such as birth control, cervical cancer screening, or well woman exams) at our clinics.

What is the age limit for Planned Parenthood?

Our services are available to everyone. Many of our patients are women ages 18 to 29. We also provide services to men and teens. Our education programs typically serve youth ages 12 to 18.

Does Planned Parenthood give free abortions to minors?

Our reproductive health care services are affordable, confidential and judgment-free. Find your nearest Planned Parenthood and schedule your next appointment online—or call us at 1-800-230-PLAN. You have the right to decide to have an abortion if you are under 18.

What age can you go on the pill without parental consent?

At 16, you can go on the Pill (if you are female), but only with a prescription from a doctor. If you are under 16, a doctor is allowed to tell your parents about your visit. But if you are between 14 and 16, the doctor cannot tell your parents about the visit if you ask them not to.

Can I go to Planned Parenthood without my parents knowing?

You don’t need to be accompanied by an adult to visit a Planned Parenthood health center. You can just go by yourself. Find your nearest health center and make an appointment.

Will my parents know if I get birth control with insurance?

Don’t be afraid to discuss birth control or sex with your doctor. Thanks to doctor–patient confidentiality, your doc can’t talk to your parents about these topics without your permission. The Pill is covered by most health insurance, but if you are on your parents’ plan, they may know if insurance pays for it.