Many women face the question, “Should I use birth control?” Or, if you have been using birth control for a while, you also may wonder if you should take a break from it. Let’s discuss what to consider regarding beginning or stopping contraception and where you can go in for outstanding OB/GYN care. TheRead More
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Essure Removal: What to Expect and How It Works
The Essure coil has been a popular, effective, and permanent birth control method for women. FDA-approved in 2002, Essure’s safety has come into question. In 2018, the manufacturer took the device off the market, and many women have pursued Essure removal. Let’s discuss the details of this surgical procedure and how your gynecologist inRead More
What Happens During Essure Birth Control Removal?
The Essure coil is a permanently installed female birth control device. In 2019, Bayer Pharmaceutical withdrew Essure birth control coils from the market due to the severe injuries caused by the metal implant. Still, many women have these devices in place. Let’s talk about Essure birth control removal and where you can find the bestRead More
What Are the Most Effective Birth Controls?
Women who wish to plan their pregnancies or limit their family size have various birth control options. However, it’s important to know which methods are most effective and which one is best for you to avoid any complications in the future. Let’s talk about some of the most effective birth controls, their uses, and whereRead More
WHAT IS A MIDWIFE?
To many people, the term “midwife” conjures images of matronly maternity caregivers of a bygone era who assisted women in giving birth. That’s probably because midwifery was a common practice for centuries until the modern era. Today, more than 90 percent of pregnant women choose an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB/GYN) or other physician to deliver their babies.Read More
ILLINOIS’ CHOICE FOR THEIR TRUSTED OB CLINIC
As an expecting mother, you want only the best care for yourself and your baby. That’s why so many women in the greater Chicago, Illinois, area trust Aishling Obstetrics & Gynecology for their obstetric needs. We have been taking care of women’s health care needs in all stages of life for years and have establishedRead More
What Should I Expect During A Pap Smear?
Getting a Pap smear is an integral part of maintaining every woman’s health. It only takes a few minutes every three years and helps detect and curb cervical cancer. If you’re getting a Pap smear for the first time, you might be understandably nervous. That’s completely normal, but knowing what to expect can give youRead More
How Does Essure Birth Control Work?
Essure is a permanent and irreversible type of birth control for women. The implantable medical device was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2002, but after receiving much controversy and increasing reports of complications, it was later withdrawn from use in the US and in other countries, by the manufacturer BayerRead More
Everything You Need to Know about IUD Insertions
An Intrauterine Device (IUD) is a very small T-shaped device that is inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. It is a highly effective, long-term, yet reversible, type of birth control. How Does an IUD Work? An IUD is a very small, flexible, plastic device in the shape of a T that is inserted intoRead More
Are You Pregnant? A Guide to Prenatal Care
Prenatal care, by definition, is the medical care a woman receives during her pregnancy. To us here at Aishling Obstetrics & Gynecology, however, prenatal care is more than merely delivering standard medical care. We take it as an opportunity to partake in our patients’ joyful anticipation and to live up to our commitment to deliveringRead More