Articles

  • Birth Control Implant

    A birth control implant is a device that releases a hormone called progestin that prevents the ovaries from releasing eggs and thickens cervical mucus which blocks sperm from getting to the egg. This device is inserted in the arm during an office procedure and can be effective for up to 3 years unless

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  • Contraception

    Contraception, also known as birth control, is any method used to prevent pregnancy. There are different methods of contraception including abstinence, fertility awareness, condoms, oral contraceptive pills, injection, implant, patch, vaginal ring, intrauterine devices and permanent sterilization. Other

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  • Intrauterine Device (IUD)

    IUD stands for intrauterine device and has also been called long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC). The IUD is a small, T-shaped piece of plastic that is placed in the uterus to prevent sperm from fertilizing the egg. It is important to know that this method of birth control does NOT protect against

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  • Permanent Sterilization

    Permanent sterilization was discussed. We discussed that this is a non-reversible method of contraception and should only be used when the patient is certain she does not desire children in the future. It is a surgical procedure that can usually be performed in a minimally invasive manner via laparoscopy.

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