Whether you’re trying to prevent pregnancy or to conceive, family planning services give you support, guidance, and treatment for the best chances of success. The team of leading OB/GYNs at Advanced Obstetrics & Gynecology, LLC, offers a range of family planning services at their locations in Lebanon, Branchburg, and two offices in Flemington, New Jersey. They have years of experience in helping women take control of their reproductive health and offer compassionate patient care every step of the way. Make an appointment to discuss your options by calling or booking online today.
Choosing the right contraceptive is a considered decision, especially if you think you may want children in the future. Here are some questions you may want to ask your provider before you begin birth control.
The providers at Advanced Obstetrics & Gynecology, LLC, listen to your reasons for wanting birth control and what your long-term plans are, then give you the most suitable options for your needs.
There are four main types of family planning birth control. These include:
Hormonal contraceptives come in injection, patch, pill, implant, and vaginal ring form. They use estrogen and progesterone hormones to prevent pregnancy.
Barrier methods include male and female condoms, diaphragm, and sponge. They block sperm from reaching the egg.
IUDs last 3-10 years, depending on the type you choose. They stop sperm from reaching and fertilizing an egg.
Tubal ligation is a permanent contraceptive that stops eggs from traveling from the ovaries to the uterus and is also known as having your tubes tied.
Your provider helps you choose the most effective method of birth control based on your current lifestyle and preferences.
An infertility evaluation identifies why you haven't become pregnant. Many women choose a fertility evaluation because:
Once your provider knows what's causing infertility, they create a fertility plan. Even if they can't identify the root cause, they can still put in place actions that improve your chances of conceiving.
Many factors can cause infertility. They include:
The providers at Advanced Obstetrics & Gynecology, LLC, support you through every aspect of family planning, from pre-pregnancy planning to birth control. Schedule an appointment with a knowledgeable team member by phone or book online today.