My periods are irregular, but my pregnancy test is negative?

If you have an irregular period, determining if you're pregnant can be difficult. Here's what to think about after a negative pregnancy test.

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

Most commonly, bleeding after or during sex is caused by your typical monthly cycle.

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Can I get on birth control on the day of my surgical abortion?

Yes! Your body does return to fertility immediately following a termination of pregnancy.  Many women ovulate even before their first period.

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Will I be able to get pregnant again after having a miscarriage?

The short answer is, yes! Pregnancy loss in the first trimester is usually a one-time occurrence. Most women go on to have successful pregnancies when they deci

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I have absolutely no discharge and very little lubrication during sex. Is this normal?

Great question! Lack of vaginal discharge and lubrication can be very uncomfortable during intercourse, or even leave you feeling dry and irritated at other tim

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Can I still take birth control to help with acne after I get a tubal ligation?

Great question! In most cases, having a tubal ligation does not affect your ability to use birth control for all of the other great benefits!

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Topic Tuesday: Is it normal to have irregular bleeding with Nexplanon?

I have Nexplanon and have had irregular bleeding since I got it 4 months ago – is this normal?

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Topic Tuesday: Is spotting while on the Mirena IUD normal?

Great question! For most women with a Mirena IUD, not having a period at all is actually the most common side effect. Typically, there is an adjustment phase wh

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Topic Tuesday: Does the Paragard IUD cause your period to be heavier?

“Does the Paragard IUD cause your period to be heavier?"

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Topic Tuesday: “Can having an IUD decrease your sex drive?"

Some patients do report a decrease in libido (sex drive) when they go from not using any birth control to using a traditional birth control pill.

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