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Postpartum Sterilization

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What is sterilization? Sterilization is a permanent method of birth control. Sterilization for women is called tubal sterilization. In tubal sterilization, the fallopian tubes are closed off. Tubal ...

May 2013

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Sterilization by Laparoscopy

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What is sterilization? Sterilization is a permanent method of birth control. It is the most popular form of birth control worldwide. FAQ035 What is sterilization? Sterilization is a permanent ...

May 2013

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Preterm Labor and Preterm Birth

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What is preterm labor? Preterm labor is defined as regular contractions of the uterus resulting in changes in the cervix that start before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Changes in the cervix include efface...

May 2013

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Hormone Therapy

PFS003 Hormone Therapy The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Women’s Health Care Physicians patient education Fact Sheet PFS003: Hormone Therapy APRIL 2013 The average age wh...

April 2013

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Laparoscopy

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What is laparoscopy? Laparoscopy is a way of doing surgery without making a large incision (cut). A thin tube known as the laparoscope is inserted into the abdomen through a small incision. The lapa...

April 2013

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Endometrial Ablation

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What is endometrial ablation? Endometrial ablation destroys a thin layer of the lining of the uterus and stops the menstrual flow in many women. In some women, menstrual bleeding does not stop but i...

April 2013

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Treating Infertility

FAQ137

What is infertility? Infertility is defined as not having become pregnant after 1 year of having regular sexual intercourse without the use of birth control (see the FAQ Evaluating Infertility). Inf...

April 2013

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A Fathers Guide to Pregnancy

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How long does pregnancy last? Pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks, which is equal to 9 months. The 9 months of pregnancy are divided into three 3-month periods called trimesters. FAQ032 How long does pr...

April 2013

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You and Your Sexuality

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What happens during puberty? When puberty starts, your brain sends signals to certain parts of the body to start growing and changing. These signals are called hormones. Hormones make your body chan...

March 2013

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Menopause

FAQ047

What is menopause? Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when she stops having menstrual periods. The years leading up to this point are called perimenopause, or “around menopause.” Menopause mark...

February 2013

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