Irregular bleeding with Nexplanon

Yes, spotting between periods when you are on a progestin-only method like Nexplanon or an IUD can be normal, especially if you have just started this new metho

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Tips for improving vaginal health

While experiencing an unbalanced or unhealthy vagina is common, there are ways to mitigate risk. In this article, we provide tips to improve vaginal health.

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Over-the-Counter Birth Control, Now Approved

At FPA Women's Health, we are proud to have participated in the study presented to the FDA on the Opill, the first approved over-the-counter birth control.

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IUD Insertion Explained

Recent fears on TikTok have prompted us to explain the IUD insertion process. Read our latest post to learn more.

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Our Approach to Teen Pregnancy

Learn more about how we foster a safe and supportive environment for teenagers, which reduces the rates of teen pregnancy and shapes a brighter future for our youth.

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A Letter From the FPA Team on Medication Abortion

As one of California's leading family planning providers, we utilize the safest and most effective regimen for medication abortion available.

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Diagnosing and Preventing Ovarian Cancer

Unlike most cancers in women, screening cannot detect this type of cancer early. Most women don't know they have ovarian cancer till symptoms appear.

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What are ACEs, and why do we screen for them?

At FPA, we screen for ACEs, or adverse childhood experiences. We believe in treating the whole person, which means adopting protocols to address prior trauma.

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What is a Colposcopy?

What is a colposcopy? These are recommended after an abnormal pap smear or HPV result. Here, we provide an overview of a procedure we conduct at FPA.

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California: Your Safe Haven for Reliable Abortion Care

In a post-Roe era, FPA Women’s Health will continue to do what we have been doing for the past 53 years: Provide safe abortions.

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