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Family planning is very important. When you are considering your options and would like to consult with a doctor or nurse practitioner, call us at 972-256-3700 and we will assist you in making the decision that is right for you. You have many choices that may be confusing at times. Let us provide you with the information which will enable you to make an informed decision.

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Condoms

Condoms are a type of barrier contraception that physically blocks sperm, semen, and other…

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Pill: Oral Contraception

There are many birth control pills on the market with different levels of estrogen…

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IUD: Mirena or Kyleena

The Mirena Intrauterine Device is a small, plastic T-shaped device that is inserted into…

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Shot: Depo-Provera

The Depo-Provera shot is an injectable contraception that only requires one shot every three…

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Ring: NuvaRing

The NuvaRing is a unique form of birth control where a small flexible ring…

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Patch: Xulane

The Xulane patch contains estrogen and progesterone that is absorbed through the skin. The…

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Natural Family Planning

Most women are fertile for about 8 days each cycle. NFP is a combination…

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Effective Up to 3 Years: Nexplanon

Nexplanon is a progestin only contraceptive method. It is effective for up to 3…

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Emergency: Plan B

Emergency contraception is a contraceptive method women can use after unprotected intercourse to prevent…

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Emergency Contraception

There has been a lot of speculation about the safety and efficacy of emergency contraception, also known as the morning after pill…

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