Category: Contraception

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING YOUR IUD INSERTION: A FIRST HAND ACCOUNT

So you’ve decided on an intrauterine device (IUD) for contraception – Congratulations! But… now what?  You’ve probably heard stories from friends, family members, or coworkers about their various experiences that have you wondering whether or not you made the right choice in contraception. As with most big decisions, especially when it comes to our health care, it can […]

Written by on March 26, 2020

LONG ACTING REVERSIBLE CONTRACEPTION PART 2: SUB-DERMAL IMPLANT

If you are interested in reliable contraception and are looking for something different than pills, patches, rings, condoms, or shots, you may want to consider a subdermal Implant (Nexplanon). Like IUDs which I discussed previously, the subdermal implant belongs to the family of contraception called LARC (long acting reversible contraception). LARC are over 20 times more effective […]

Written by on March 26, 2020

LONG ACTING REVERSIBLE CONTRACEPTION PART 1: THE IUD

If you are interested in reliable contraception and are looking for something different than pills, patches, rings, condoms, or shots, you may want to consider an IUD (intrauterine device). IUDs are in the family of contraception called LARC (long acting reversible contraception). LARC are over 20 times more effective than pills, patches, or the ring […]

Written by on March 26, 2020

PERMANENT STERILIZATION: OPTION 1, 2, OR 3

Dr. B posted a few weeks ago regarding his vasectomy experience, and I’ve heard from several patients that it’s helped give their partners the final push to schedule the procedure. Kudos to Dr. B for this! If your partner doesn’t desire vasectomy (even after reading about the extra hours he may have to watch ESPN), but […]

Written by on March 26, 2020

MY VASECTOMY: MARCH MADNESS STYLE

For those of you who follow my blogs, you know that two kids is “our number” as far as what we desired.  We are blessed to have a healthy boy and girl.  So after our daughter was born, I started planning for a vasectomy.  My wife asked me to just wait until my daughter was […]

Written by on March 26, 2020