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Family Planning

FemmPro OB/GYN

Obstetrics & Gynecology & Certified Nurse Midwives located in Garden City, NY & North Massapequa, NY

If you’d like to prevent pregnancy or have a baby when you and your partner are ready, family planning at FemmPro OB/GYN, with two locations in Garden City and North Massapequa, New York, can help you achieve both of these goals. They offer birth control and pre-pregnancy counseling to help you safely plan for a family when it’s the right time. Schedule a family planning consultation over the phone or online today.

Family Planning Q & A

What is family planning?

Family planning is a medical strategy for your reproductive years that allows you to have the number of children you’d like when you’re ready to have them. It includes birth control methods that prevent pregnancy, pre-pregnancy counseling, and fertility treatments if you and your partner struggle to get pregnant.

What happens during family planning appointments?

When you arrive at FemmPro OB/GYN for a family planning appointment, your provider reviews your medical history, lifestyle, medications you take, and desire to have (or not have) children in the future. They help ensure you only become pregnant when you’re ready, or avoid becoming pregnant altogether if that’s your goal.

What are my family planning options?

Some of the numerous family planning services available at FemmPro OB/GYN include:

Prenatal counseling

If you’re getting ready to start the process of trying to become pregnant, your OB/GYN provider can counsel you about ways to do so effectively. They might recommend you undergo a physical examination and diagnostic testing prior to getting pregnant, take prenatal vitamins, get regular exercise and plenty of sleep, and eat a healthy diet. 

Your provider helps you determine when you’re ovulating and the most fertile, to increase your chance of successfully getting pregnant.

Contraception

If you’re sexually active but would like to avoid becoming pregnant, at least for now, the FemmPro OB/GYN team offers a wide array of short-acting, long-acting, and permanent birth control options. Examples include birth control pills, patches, implants, shots, intrauterine devices (IUDs), vaginal rings, tubal ligation, and hysterectomy.

Fertility treatments

If you and your partner struggle to get pregnant, your provider can help you figure out why. They might recommend specific fertility tests, a physical exam (including a pelvic exam), ultrasound, or other diagnostic procedures for both you and your partner.

They may suggest you make lifestyle changes, take fertility medications, have minimally invasive surgery to treat a gynecological condition or undergo fertility procedures – such as intrauterine insemination or in vitro fertilization (IVF).

For help with effective family planning, call the experts at FemmPro OB/GYN for an appointment or use the online booking feature today.