Pregnant teenagers need appropriate care because they are at a higher risk of pregnancy-related complications. But even if healthcare is readily available, most teens are hesitant to seek early consultation due to privacy concerns. Can doctors tell your parents that you’re pregnant? Here’s what you need to know about teen pregnancy and doctor-patient confidentiality.
While honesty to parents is the best thing to do, it may not be that easy for most teens to reveal that they’re pregnant. Some worry about their parent’s reactions, while some need time and confirmation that they are indeed pregnant. [Read more…]