Tag: Birth Control

Postpartum contraception: When should I start?

Written by: Dr. Teng     In 2012, a systematic review of the research on the effectiveness of postpartum contraception counseling found that patient education results in more family planning use and fewer unplanned pregnancies.  Family planning is integral to our roles as OBGYNs.  Though planning your next pregnancy may be the last thing on […]

ACOG: Intrauterine Device Insertion Linked to Weight Loss

Published by the American College of OB/GYN  (HealthDay News) – Women who undergo postpartum or interval insertion of Levonorgestrel-releasing Intrauterine System (LNG-IUS) or Copper T 380A (CU-T) intrauterine devices experience weight loss in the two years following insertion, according to a study presented at the annual clinical meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, held from May 5–9 in […]