Birth Control

Questions to Ask Your Gynecologist Before Your Wedding

You’ve spent months getting ready for the big day. Amongst the to-do lists should be a trip to your gynecologist. There are some important questions to ask your gynecologist before the nuptials. Questions to Ask Your Gynecologist Before the Big Day Whether you’ve been...

My Birth Control Makes Me Feel Crappy: What Can I Do?

Birth control shouldn’t make you feel sick or uncomfortable. Thankfully, there are many different types of hormonal birth control, so you have options. If you have side effects after using the pill for three months, talk with your health care provider about trying...

Dr. Marie Stopes: Person of Influence in Gynecology

Many men and women have paved the way for modern gynecology. Dr. Marie Stopes, our person of influence in gynecology, is one. Dr. Marie Stopes Dr. Marie Stopes, 1880-1958, was a distinguished academic scientist and the youngest Doctor of Science in Britain at that...

Pros and Cons of a Hormonal Intrauterine Device (IUD) Birth Control

Birth control is a personal choice for a woman. It can be challenging to choose the option that’s right for your body. The best thing to do is to research each option and discuss with your health care provider what is best for you. The most effective methods are the...

Permanent Birth Control: Is it for you?

You’ve decided that you would like to not have any more children so permanent birth control is an important option to discuss with your doctor. Over 60% of women of reproductive age are currently using contraception and about 10 million (27%) use female sterilization....

How to Choose Contraception

The recent comments by Pope Francis about family planning has revived conversations about birth control for those of the Catholic faith, as well as the general public.  “How do I choose the right method for me?” is a common question for many women. In the last decade,...

How to Choose a Birth Control Method

What factors should you consider when choosing a family planning or birth control method?  This is an important question your OB/GYN can help you think through. How often you have sex, your health, and whether or not you want children all play a role in which form of...

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