Contraceptive Counseling and Management

Contraceptive Counseling and Management Recommendations

The first step in quality contraceptive counseling is good communication. Specifically, of best strategies for pregnancy prevention. A successful working relationship between patient and doctor is based on trust. Thus allowing for the patient’s preferences to be used as a starting place for further plans.

There are multiple evidence based methods for pregnancy prevention, including: long acting reversible contraception, hormonal methods, barrier methods, fertility awareness methods, permanent methods, and emergency contraception.

Listed below are examples:

  • Intrauterine Devices (IUD)
  • Implants
  • Injections
  • Combined oral contraceptives
  • Progestin only pills
  • Patches
  • Hormonal vaginal contraceptive ring
  • Diaphragm or cervical cap
  • Sponges
  • Female Condoms
  • Spermicides
  • Understanding your monthly fertility patterns
  • Emergency contraceptive pills
  • Female sterilization-tubal ligation

Call GPHW today to schedule a contraceptive management appointment.

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