Healthy relationships, and learning about your body, health condition, and sexuality is all part of growing up.
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- Do you have a Family Physician you are comfortable talking to about puberty and sexuality? If not, do some research to find one who is right for you. Consider the gender of the doctor, youth-friendliness of the clinic, and location.
- Learn about sexual consent.
- BCCH has a section of resources for transgender and gender questioning youth and young adults.
- Check out the Transgender Health Information Program, BC's information hub for gender-affirming care and support.
- Talk to your health care providers about your health condition and how it might affect your changes through puberty.
- If you are thinking about using birth control, check to see how your health condition and/or medications may affect your options for contraception.
- Just TRAC it!: If you take the birth control pill, set an alarm on your phone to remind you to take it at the same time every day.