Family planning is the process of determining when to have children by the use of birth control and other methods such as management and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sexual health, infertility management and preconceptual care management and counseling.
At SOGA, our doctors and nurse practitioners have years of experience in helping women plan their families and protect their fertility. We also offer all types of birth control options for our patients so that each woman can find a solution that works for her.
Some of the options women have for birth control include:
Types of birth control
Natural Family Planning/Rhythmn
- Contraceptive sponge
- Diaphragm, cervical cap, and cervical shield
- Female condom
- Male condom
- Oral contraceptives – “The pill”
- The patch
- Vaginal ring
- Implantable rods – Implanon, Nexplanon
- Intrauterine devices – Paragard, Mirena
Permanent Birth Control
For more information and specific descriptions on each contraception choice, please download the Birth Control Fact Sheet from WomensHealth.gov.