What’s the Most Effective Birth Control?
There’s only one completely foolproof way to never get pregnant if you’re a woman, other than having a hysterectomy. That’s the “Just Say No” clever catchphrase of past less than enlightened presidencies. Of course, we all know that in the heat of the moment the best laid plans to say “no” can…well, become pregnant. So, ... read more
Should You Have Your Tubes Tied?
OK, so you’re done with the patter of tiny feet on the kitchen tiles. Or, maybe watching your sister’s two-year-old turn into something other than human, writhing about on the floor of the spice aisle at the grocery store, screaming like a hyena with an abscessed tooth, has firmed up your decision to forgo having ... read more
Stopping Unwanted Pregnancies — Birth Control
It seems there is a good deal of shouting about whether or not a woman should have the option of having an abortion or not. Many states, such as Alabama and Georgia, have basically outlawed abortions, even in the case of incest. That seems just a little overwrought. Still, the best way to avoid needing ... read more
Minimally Invasive Tubal Sterilization
Minimally invasive surgery is changing all kinds of procedures. It reduces scarring, trauma, blood loss, and the need for pain medication. Recovery is far faster and easier, usually just a couple weeks. At Women’s Health Medical Group, we use minimally invasive methods when possible when performing tubal sterilization for our patients. What is Tube Sterilization? ... read more
Things You Need to Know About the Pill
You may be surprised to know the percentage of American women who use birth control — only 62 percent. But you’re probably not surprised by the most popular form of that birth control — the pill. Over 10.5 million U.S. women are on the pill. But that doesn’t mean they know much about it. Since ... read more