Contraception Beaumont TX

Birth Control Pills

Birth Control is a hormonal contraceptive that contain a small amount of man-made estrogen and progestin hormones. These hormones work to inhibit the body’s natural cyclical hormones to prevent pregnancy.

Depo-Provera

Depo-Provera is a well-known brand name for medroxyprogesterone, a contraceptive injection for women that contains the hormone progestin. Depo-Provera is given as an injection once every three months. Depo-Provera typically suppresses ovulation, keeping your ovaries from releasing an egg.

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Interuterine Device

How IUD’s Work: Both types of IUDs work primarily by preventing sperm from fertilizing an egg. The copper IUD releases copper into the uterus, which works as a spermicide. The others release a form of the hormone progestin into the uterus. The progestin thickens the cervical mucus so that sperm can’t reach the egg.

Paragard®

Paragard® is a form of birth control known as an intrauterine device (IUD). It’s sometimes called an intrauterine contraceptive (IUC). Paragard® is more than 99% effective in preventing pregnancy and has no hormones at all.

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Mirena

Mirena is an intrauterine device (IUD) that’s over 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. It’s made of soft, flexible plastic and placed into your uterus by your healthcare provider during a routine office visit.
Mirena releases small amounts of hormone directly into the uterus and lasts as long as YOU want, for up to 5 years.

It is important to note that Mirena is recommended for women who have had a child. Mirena does not protect against HIV or STDs.

Skyla

Skyla (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) is a hormone-releasing IUD that prevents pregnancy for up to 3 years.

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Center for Women's Health & Birthcare
2965 Harrison Ave, Suite 313
Beaumont, TX 77702

Call Today: 409.838.4472