When it comes to contraception and birth control in McKinney, TX, Comprehensive OB/GYN offers many options to women in the area. Whether you’re looking to continue using contraception and need a refill or thinking of switching methods, we are here to help!
Choosing birth control is a deeply personal choice and when you come to us we strive to do everything in our power to make sure you are informed and comfortable. We have a comprehensive list of available birth control services, including hormonal and non-hormonal options. Let’s take a look at some of the options we provide for our patients.
Hormonal Birth Control Methods
The birth control pill is one of the most popular hormonal methods, but it’s not the only one. Some of the benefits of hormonal birth control include reduced bleeding and cramping during your period.
At Comprehensive OB/GYN we provide both oral and non-oral methods including combined oral contraceptive pills (estrogen and progesterone), vaginal ring, and the transdermal patch. If for some reason you experience contraindications to estrogen, we also have progesterone only “mini-pills” and Depo Provera injections.
Our hormonal IUDs, including the Milena, Lilletta, and Kyleena. These long-acting, reversible hormonal contraceptives last for several years before needing to be replaced and are also estrogen-free.
Finally, we have the Nexplanon – a subdermal implant that lasts for up to 3 years but can be removed sooner if you wish.
Non-Hormonal Birth Control Methods
If hormonal birth control is not for you, we have several options open to you. Starting with the Paragard copper IUD – a long-lasting, reversible intrauterine implant that creates a hostile environment for sperm, thus preventing pregnancy.
Other non-hormonal birth control methods include spermicide, condoms, sponges, diaphragms, and cervical caps. Your team will be able to explain the benefits of each method and whether it’s the right choice for you based on your needs and medical history.
Other Birth Control Methods
We also offer permanent birth control, which can be done during a caesarian or via laparoscopy. This method is also known as tubal ligation or sterilization.
Post-Delivery Birth Control Methods
We encourage all our patients who are due to give birth to include birth control as part of their postpartum plan. Because the needs of new mothers can be slightly different when it comes to birth control methods, our team will discuss with you which options are best for you after delivery. Progesterone-only options are usually the preferred method in the postpartum period because they tend not to affect milk production in breastfeeding mothers.
Which Option Is Right For Me?
Because every woman has different needs, both medical and lifestyle, the choice of birth control is a deeply personal one. Sometimes it’s a matter of preference – some women may find it inconvenient to have to take a pill every day and prefer a long-lasting method, such as an IUD. Other women may opt for the pill because it helps with regulating periods. Whichever method you choose, our team will be by your side supporting you in your reproductive choices. If you’re looking for birth control in McKinney, TX, Comprehensive OB/GYN and our dedicated team of experienced professionals will be your guide.
Schedule your appointment today by sending us a message through the contact form on our website. If you have any questions about our services and would like to speak to someone directly, call us at (214) 733-8001.