While your OBGYN annual exam is a regular part of your routine, your daughter may be anxious or nervous—particularly if this is her first time visiting the gynecologist. “We understand that the first exam can be a stressful experience, but it doesn’t have to be,” said Dr. Martinelli. “We want your daughter to be as […]
Category: Birth Control
“If I douche with Coke, I won’t get pregnant.” Some birth control myths seem silly. In reference to the one above, douching – with anything – will not kill sperm. Still, many convincing contraception myths remain. Understanding the truth about birth control methods—such as an IUD or Implanon— can help you separate fact from fiction. […]
There are several options for women who are considering permanent birth control, from advanced, minimally invasive procedures to nonsurgical techniques. These techniques are highly effective: less than 1 out of 100 women will become pregnant one year after a sterilization procedure. (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)
Our primary recommendation for permanent birth control is a laparoscopic tubal ligation. However, there are several effective alternatives for women who want permanent or long-term birth control.