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Are IUDs covered by pwd
Hi, and thanks for your question. From what we can see, IUDs are not covered under the Persons With Disabilities assistance or benefits. However, there are times when a case can be made to apply for special authority for drug coverage for medical necessity. Here are a couple of services that may also be of assistance in answering your question: Disability Alliance BC BC Women’s... Read Full Answer
Hello! My boyfriend and I want to start having sex soon, but the time that we want to have sex it would also be around the time I am ovulating. Now I know that increases the chance of getting pregnant (which we dont want) but do you still think it is okay to have sex (with a condom) during this time? Or would it be better after ovulation? Thank you,
Hi, Thanks for your question. Condoms are very effective at preventing pregnancy, whether you are ovulating or not. It’s important to make sure you are using condoms correctly, and to prevent the condom from breaking. See below for more information. If you do have a condom break, there are options for emergency contraception (such as Plan B aka “the morning after pill,” or emergency IUD... Read Full Answer
Just a question. If my gf is pregnant and wants to get an abortion. Where can we get the abortion pills without our parents knowing. Also how much would all the fees be. And what should we expect from everything from the process and side effects and is it safe for my Girlfriend?
Hi, Thanks for writing. The abortion pill is free in BC if you have MSP (BC CareCard). You and your girlfriend would need to contact an abortion clinic near you, and then you can ask to book an appointment for an abortion/ say you need to end your pregnancy. She does not need to get her parents permission for this, and her parents will not be contacted by the abortion clinic. Her visit to... Read Full Answer
Hello, Just a quick question. My girlfriend gave me a hand job and i pre cummed. However, after she did she fingered herself. Knowing this might lead to pregnancy we bought and took a plan b pill the next day (12hrs later). Is there a high possibility she is not pregnant? Also what should we do to further increase the chances. Please help any advice will be greatly appreciated. Also she is experiencing tiny samples of blood in her urine. Is it normal cause of the pill?
Hi, Thanks for your question. Sperm can be present in pre-cum, and there is a chance of pregnancy if the sperm get inside the vagina. Your situation is lower risk for pregnancy than if there was vaginal intercourse, but there’s still a small risk. Taking Plan B was a good idea. Plan B reduces the chance of pregnancy by 50%. Bleeding after Plan B is normal-- she may see blood in her... Read Full Answer
Hi I am taking the alesse birth control pills and the last pill I took was on Friday before I left my house then I went on a trip on the weekend with family unexpectedly so I've missed my pills for 3 days & today is the 4th day .... What should I do? I haven't been sexually active before or even during the time I missed those couple pills
Hi, thanks for your question. If you have missed 3 of the hormone pills, you may get some spotting or bleeding as the hormone level has lowered. Depending on what part of the pill pack you missed the pills here is the recommended advice from Alesse. If you still have the paper insert that comes with your pill pack, you may find this advice written there. If you are in British Columbia... Read Full Answer