Birth Control

IUD Removal: What to Expect

IUD Removal: What to Expect

August 12, 2020

One of the best things about living in modern society is that there are so many options for birth control. While some people are fine relying on condoms, it can become too much of a hassle to keep them in stock. Others prefer contraceptive pills, yet give up after forgetting to take it every single […]

What You Need to Know Before Getting an IUD

What You Need to Know Before Getting an IUD

August 3, 2020

Deciding to become a parent is one of the biggest responsibilities a person will have in their life. Therefore, one of the best things about the modern world is that there are so many different options to prevent pregnancy — if you’re not ready or don’t want to have any children. However, with all of […]

What You Need to Know About Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation (Getting Tubes Tied)

What is Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation (Getting Tubes Tied)

May 22, 2020

When it comes to contraception, the market has many options — birth control pills, Depo Provera injections, diaphragms, cervical caps, long-acting reversible contraception, and emergency contraception pills, to name a few. While these alternatives may be viable for many women, at some point you may be considering a permanent solution. Whether you have enough kids […]

What to Do When You Miss Your Birth Control Pill

What to Do When You Miss Your Birth Control Pill

August 26, 2019

Oral contraceptives are a simple way to significantly lower your risk of pregnancy: They’re painless, easy to take and reduce both the intensity of cramps and the length of your period. However they can be frustrating, since you do have to remember to take them every single day, at the same time, for them to […]

Whats the Latest I Can Take a Plan B Pill

What’s the Latest I Can Take a Plan B Pill?

August 10, 2019

Having unprotected sex, having a condom break, realizing you forgot to take a birth control pill, or being the victim of sexual assault are some of the reasons you may be wondering about the Plan B pill. While it’s been around for several decades, there is still much confusion about how it works and how […]

10 Things to Know About Birth Control

10 Things to Know About Birth Control

October 17, 2018

How much do you know about birth control? Granted, plenty of people have a basic understanding of what they do: serve as contraception. But could you identify the type that would serve you best? And are you aware of the other purposes for it? The following blog is an overview of the most popular methods […]

A Brief History of Birth Control

A Brief History of Birth Control

April 28, 2016

Contraception has a long history. “For as long as men and women have been making babies, they’ve been trying not to,” states historian Jonathan Eig in his recent book, “The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution.” Ancient Methods of Birth Control The oldest method of birth control is […]

Stopping Your Period With the Pill: What You Need to Know

Stopping Your Period With the Pill: What You Need to Know

December 12, 2015

If you are a woman who has wondered whether or not it is safe to stop having your period while on the pill, wonder no more. It is absolutely possible and safe for many women, however it is important to understand what to expect. The Facts You do not actually have your period when you […]

What Kind Of Birth Control Is Right for Me?

Which Birth Control is Best for Me?

January 21, 2015

Picking between contraceptives can be a bit overwhelming. Today, there are so many different options out there, how do you know which one is right? At OB-GYN Women’s Centre, we help women answer this question every day. Every woman’s body and needs are different, so it’s important to know what will work for you. Pros […]