Ask Sofia: I have an IUD – why am I bleeding?
More women are turning to IUDs, or intrauterine devices, for longer-term contraception that is both effective and convenient, yet are sometimes surprised when they still see bleeding or spotting monthly. After an IUD is inserted, it is normal to have some breakthrough bleeding over the next few days and weeks.Read more
If you are sexually active, but are not ready for pregnancy, your caregiver can provide a variety of contraceptive options. Some forms of contraception work by adjusting the hormones in your body, while others create a temporary barrier between the egg and sperm.Read more
Permanent sterilization can happen in several ways depending on your needs. Essure, laparoscopic tubal ligation, and vasectomy (for males) are some forms of sterilization.Read more
What is an Intrauterine Device (IUD)?
You may choose an intrauterine device (IUD) as your preferred form of birth control. An IUD is a small T-shaped object that is inserted and remains in your uterus, but it is removable. There are two types of IUDs that damage sperm before fertilization.Read more
Birth Control After Baby
Choosing the right birth control after having a baby may mean choosing something that you haven’t used in the past.Read more
The Almost Painless Period
The Almost Painless PeriodRead more
Busting Myths About Birth Control
Always a hot topic, birth control has been both revered and reviled through the ages. Clinic Sofia offers a variety of options and education when it comes to birth control, including these five common birth control myths.Read more
Birth Control is More Affordable and Offers More Options than Ever
Cost and lack of viable options are no longer barriers to birth control for women. Thanks to health care reforms last year, insurance companies must now fully cover key women’s preventive health services, including birth control, without copays, co-insurance or other extra charges.Read more