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i’m 16 and pregnant. my parents love my boyfriend. he’s 19 and has his own place. i’m already graduated and work full time. i practically live with him. but i fear when they find out they’ll make me move back home and keep the baby from him.

Thanks for writing in! You might find that you will need a lot of support during this time, so I am proud of you for taking such a positive step by reaching out. You’re doing the right thing by looking for help and support. There’s no reason you should go through this alone. So now what? To break this down,…

I think I might have an STI, what do I do since we have to stay home?

Yes, this shelter in place affects a lot of different things. Normally, I would tell you to get tested. However, since we’re being asked to stay home during COVID… Here’s what You can Do: Call your tribal or healthcare provider. Most clinics are doing tele-health, which means they are providing healthcare over the phone or through video. You can ask…

What is intimacy?

Intimacy is often found in relationships. Intimacy represents a close connection with another, rooted in trust, love, respect, comfort and safety. Without these seeds, it can be difficult for intimacy to grow. Looking at some of the forms of intimacy, there is sexual intimacy and non-romantic intimacy. Sexual intimacy is between two lovers. Sex can exist without intimacy, which can…

Please can I get pregnant while the men don’t release any sperms

If you’re describing what is called the ‘pull-out’ method; when the male pulls his penis out of the vagina before he ejaculates and no contraceptives are not being used like birth control pills or the patch, there is always a chance for pregnancy. With the ‘pull-out’ method, 27 out of 100 couples typically get pregnant within the first year, which…

Hi, I’m from Australia and was wondering what a name for ‘baby girl’ would be.

Hi. I’m from Australia and was wondering what a name for ‘baby girl’ would be. Hi from Turtle Island!! This is a great question. In the United States (what the indigenous people call Turtle Island) there are 573 federally recognized tribes in the lower 48 states, 223 village communities in Alaska and the Hawaiian Islands; each with its own identity,…

Can you bead a condom?

Can you bead a condom? Good question. No you cannot bead a condom if you’re planning on using it for sex, though it may look pretty rad. You never want to put holes or sharp objects, like scissors or beading needles near a condom you’re planning on using. That’s because sex fluids can easily get through those holes, which can…

I think I may be pregnant

Dear Auntie, I think I may be pregnant. I’ve been trying for a baby and I’ve started to have cramps that I don’t usually get a day before my period and craving a metallic taste as well as feeling sick however during sex today I noticed I was bleeding. Hey there. I’m so glad that you wrote in. You mentioned…
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