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Nexplanon

Nexplanon Birth Control

nexplanonNexplanon has a similar mechanism to depoProvera, the MINIpill and the progesterone IUD Mirena. Nexplanon is an implantable medicine stick. It is placed just above the elbow, on the inside of the arm. It is effective for three years. The primary side effect is light, irregular bleeding. It is similar to Norplant, a method removed from the market because of problems, years ago. They worked out the problems, and now one can enjoy 3 years of safe, effective, estrogen- free contraception. It has MILD progesterone side effects, which may be better than the depoProvera Shot…[read more]

 


ADDITIONAL TOPICS

Reversible Birth Control

Temporary contraceptions range from the patch, pill, and the ring vs. an IUD, depoProvera, Nexplanon, or the MINIpill. Each has benefits and other factors to weigh out before making your choice…[read more]

Permanent Birth Control

Permanent birth control or Sterilization is available for those who do not wish to worry about maintaining a contraceptive routine any longer…[read more]

Postpartum Contraception

After the birth of your child you will have several decisions to make from work to day care to strollers. Luckily, birth control isn’t a very difficult one. There are many options available to you when you are ready…[read more]

How to Take the Pill

The “Pill” is a medicine that contains estrogen and progesterone. When taken daily, it prevents pregnancy…[read more]