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If Your A Pregnant Teen Do Doctors Tell Your Parents
If you are a minor and you find out that you are pregnant in an obgyn office can you tell your parents on your own at home in private or will your doc?
YES: Your conversation with your OB-GYN is confidential and privileged. It is best to be open and honest with your parents: they love you. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I live in atlanta i just tested if pregnant. I'm officially 6 weeks so far. My parents don't know can I go to the doc with my bf his 21 what do I do?
Congrats : You probably need to tell your parents because you are on their insurance and you will need to pay the doctor. If you want to be independent, then you can sign up for medicaid. Does your bf have insurance? Have you thought about getting married. Maybe you have your own job and insurance- then you are all set. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My friend has an ectopic pregnancy and she doesn't want to go into the doctor should I be worried for her? My friend has an ectopic pregnancy and she doesn't want to go into the doctor because she is scared about what her parents would say. Is she in dang
Teen pregnancy symptoms? How should i tell my parents? Can precum get you pregnant if the penis is inside the vagina?
Not yet: Discuss this with your best friend first. She may need to take care of things within her family first. I would ask her permission regarding circumstances surrounding her desire for sharing this information. ...Read more
Privacy: Even though you are under age your doctor can only tell your parents anything you tak about IF you give your permission to do so. The only time this is violated is if the doctor believesnyou are a danger to yourself or others. ...Read more
Good question: More a breach of trust if you request confidentiality which is not respected by your dr. Legally your dr can inform your parents about findings until ur 18-years old. Sharing such a personal ; delicate matter with your parents might be more acceptable if dr learns that ur not practicing safe sex ; doctor has concerns regarding possible of unwanted pregnancy or sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more
I am pregnant and i am not ready for the baby cant tell it to my parents also plz tell me some easy way to get it aborted?
Concern: I would like to suggest you don't go through this by yourself and would encourage you to talk to your parents. Unless there is a risk of harm from them you may be surprised by how much you support they may be able to give to you. Also several local groups through your county health may be able to help you with options of care. ...Read more
Im pregnant and was bleeding on and off for 4 days have I had a misscarriage? Doctors say they can't tell as im under 12 weeks
Ultrasound, hCG test: There are some things that can be done in the first trimester to see if the pregnancy is miscarrying. One is to look for the size of the fetus and sac and the presence of a heart beat. Another is to perform a pelvic exam to evaluate for cause of bleeding, look at cervix, etc. Early in the pregnancy checking serial blood levels of HCG can be used to evaluate how the pregnancy is progressing. ...Read more
I know doctors keep saying i can get pregnant with multicystic kidney my question is can u tell me why i would need to be watched closely?
Why do doctors tell you it's impossible to be pregnant with negative test when it's well documented that some women don't have enough hCG for months?
I'm really young and i think i may be pregnant. there is no way i could ever possibly tell my parents. i read taking large amounts of vitiman c will i?
Recently I have been resorting back to purging but im in hospital and the doctors don't know. I've lost 10lbs. Im also pregnant. How should I tell them?
Very important: This is something your doctors need to know especially since you are pregnant. They can help you get nutritional supplementation and get the counseling you need. Doctors are trained not to be judgemental about such things and we need to know everything about you to provide you with the best care. Just be as honest as you were in asking this question. Take care of yourself and your baby. ...Read more
I am 17 and pregnant. My mom doesn't know. Im 4 weeks 3 days; an im not sure how to tell her or how to make a doctors apt. And got to the apt. Needhelp?
Be up front with: Her! ask her to help you get apt with obstetrician ; ask her to go with you! ...Read more
Unsure: Your doctor has certain ethical and legal guidelines he/she must follow. They are aimed at preserving life. Usually an adult does not have to be concerned about their physician telling their parents. If you are having serious thoughts of harming yourself, tell you doctor. ...Read more
My parents don't know I have sex... And i really don't know how to tell them because i think i may be pregnant.
Baby doctors (peds, fp), what is the thing you wish ob providers would tell their pregnant patients?
Thoughtfully: Understand yourself & your feelings. Then think how your parents tend to react. Prepare yourself to handle the reaction. Choose words wisely to express your feelings, the announcement, and need for their understanding. If necessary, have a support person with you. Parents may need time to take in the news. The goal is for all to share in the joy and challenge of bringing a child into the world. ...Read more
Thoughtfully: Understand yourself & your feelings, then think how your parents tend to react. Prepare yourself to handle the reaction. Choose words wisely to express your feelings, the announcement, and need for their understanding. If necessary, have a support person with you. Parents may need time to take in the news. The goal is for all to share in the joy and challenge of bringing a child into the world.. ...Read more
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