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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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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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Should I Conduct a Self Breast Exam?

Many organizations no longer consider breast self-exams to be effective in preventing breast cancer. However, they help women determine when to seek a doctor.

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Sometimes I have bleeding after sex. What could be causing this?

Often, bleeding after sex is harmless. It’s likely caused by a period or lack of lubrication. In this article, we go over common and rare causes.

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What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis Affects Many Women and Often Causes Painful Periods. Learn More About Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Options Available.

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