Atlanta women’s OBGYN offer many services to Atlanta, GA women, including helping them find the right type of birth control. Though most people are familiar with the pill as a form of birth control, it isn’t the only option. For some, other options may be more effective or something they respond to better. One such option is a contraceptive implant. The Atlanta women’s OBGYN team at Georgia OBGYN is able offer Nexplanon as an option. Learn more about it, below.
Though the birth control pill is likely the most well-known type of birth control on the market, IUDs are also becoming increasingly well known. But, a lesser known option is a contraceptive implant. This is type of birth control is a flexible, plastic rod that is placed under the skin of the upper arm. It’s not large, about the size of a matchstick. Your Atlanta women’s OBGYN is able to place this during an in office procedure.
There are many reasons your Atlanta women’s OBGYN may recommend the use of Nexplanon. It offers a variety of benefits to many women. This type of birth control is long lasting, typically lasting three years. For those who can forget to take a pill, this type of birth control can be a great option.
Another reason your Atlanta women’s OBGYN may recommend a contraceptive implant. They are very effective, over 99% effective actually. This can offer many women who aren’t yet ready to start a family, peace of mind. It is important, however, to remember that while birth control can help protect against pregnancy, it does not protect against STDs and STIs.
To make an appointment, either in person or online, contact our office. Our team of professionals will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Contact your top Alpharetta and Atlanta OBGYN for your obstetrics and gynecology care.