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Dr. Cynthia Archer
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Family Planning Services (Overview)

Family planning services refers to health care related to sexual health, birth control, and pregnancy planning.


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Does medicaid pay for family planning services?

Does medicaid pay for family planning services?

Medicaid: Medicaid will pay for birth contro pills, iuds, implanon, shots, and when you are ready, sterilization for women. ...Read more

Dr. Cynthia Archer
187 Doctors shared insights

Family Planning Services (Overview)

Family planning services refers to health care related to sexual health, birth control, and pregnancy planning.


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What to expect for first IUD. Getting it done throu a family planning service. Effectiveness?

What to expect for first IUD. Getting it done throu a family planning service. Effectiveness?

IUD insertion: IUD insertion is usually innocuous with short lived cramping and very little if any pain. IUD's are extremely effective, but when they fail, tubal (ectopic) pregnancies are more common. IUD's work by preventing the fertilized ovum from implanting in the uterus. ...Read more

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What services do family planning clinics provide?

What services do family planning clinics provide?

Often provide: "Contraceptive counseling, Contraceptive implant insertion & removal, IUD insertion & removal, Oral contraceptives, Injectable Contraceptives, Emergency contraception, sterilization" as well as education & various options for pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is family planning?

What is family planning?

Birth control: Family planning boils down to effective birth control such as a woman to become pregnant only, when she desires to have a baby. In fact, it implies that the partner is involved in the decision making. ...Read more

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What are common family planning method?

What are common family planning method?

Several options: Common and the most effective forms of birth control include intrauterine devices, birth control pills, the depot provera shot, the Nexplanon implant, and male condoms - not necessarily in that order. Female condoms have some followers. Condoms add the benefit of minimizing the risk of sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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Please send some safe family planning methods.

Contraception: Check out http://www. Plannedparenthood. Org/all-access/my-method-26542.Htm for some options specific to you. ...Read more

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Which method is more useful for family planning?

Which method is more useful for family planning?

Many options: Iuds like Mirena (levonorgestrel) and paragard or implants like Nexplanon are the easiest to use and the most effective. There are many other options though such as pills, patch, nuvaring, condoms and depoprovera. ...Read more

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What will they ask me at family planning appointments?

What will they ask me at family planning appointments?

Medical history: Your medical history will be reviewed to determine if there is any medical condition that may impact a pregnancy. Medications you are currently using will also be reviewed for the same reason. You may also be offered some prenatal testing to determine your risk of passing on genes for several medical conditions that may impact your baby. Prenatal supplementation may also be reviewed. ...Read more

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How is natural family planning used?

How is natural family planning used?

It's tricky: Some people use basal body temperature charts, ovulation predictor kits, etc. Honestly, it is one of the least effective birth control options and unplanned pregnancies occur frequently. ...Read more

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How do you do natural family planning?

How do you do natural family planning?

Hope: Natural family planning involves the use of studying the women's cycle and hoping that intercourse during the least fertile times might not induce pregnancy. This is a triumph of hope over expectations as it will inevitably fail over time. If pregnancy is not your wish at this time, consider other options. ...Read more

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What exactly is natural family planning?

What exactly is natural family planning?

Avoid ovulation: If you have regular, consistently predictable cycles, you can calculate your time of the cycle when an egg is released. You then avoid intercouse starting a few day before egg release to a few days after egg release. ...Read more

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How effective are natural family planning methods?

How effective are natural family planning methods?

Not Very: Unfortunately natural family planning in spite of best intentions and efforts will often fail and does not approach the effectiveness of birth control pills and other contraceptives. ...Read more

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What are the negative effect of family planning pills?

What are the negative effect of family planning pills?

Manifold: However, it is safer to be on the bcp than be pregnant when you list the risks of both. Some of which are blood clots in your legs, strokes, high blood pressure etc. ...Read more

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What are side effects of loop as family planning method

What are side effects of loop as family planning method

Which type: Lippe's loop? Which type?, all are effective contraceptive devices, in small percentage will have complications, like infections, bleeding, perforation of uterus etc, safe under medical supervision, speak to your gyn doctor. ...Read more

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I meant to ask if there is medication to clean after the family planning injection in this I am referring to the nustrate?

I meant to ask if there is medication to clean after the family planning injection in this I am referring to the nustrate?

Post procedure: I have seen this question sitting here. I think that is because this is a question you should be asking of your physician or clinic that did your injection. No one here would want to interfere with the important and normal communication between you and your medical provider. ...Read more

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Am married and I want to do family planning with calendar not with tablet please help?

Am married and I want to do family planning with calendar not with tablet please help?

Count cycle days: You ovulate 14 days prior to your next cycle. Therefore, if you have 28 day cycles you ovulate on day 14 from the 1st day of bleeding. But if you have 29 0r 30 day cycles you ovulate on day 15 or 16. If not regular, it's chancey. Sperm survives for 96 hours, an egg for 24 hours. So, for example, with 28 day cycles, no sex days 9, 10, 11, sex days 12, 13, 14. Sex ok other times. Too much sex, low sperm. ...Read more

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When is the right time for my wife to start having family planning injection? She gave birth a month ago.

When is the right time for my wife to start having family planning injection? She gave birth a month ago.

One month: The answer may depend on whether she is breast feeding. The gynecologist may have the last word on this. Plan on having that discussion after your wife starts getting her menstrual periods again. ...Read more