Category Archives: Contraceptive Implant

What Are the Benefits of the Nexplanon Contraceptive Implant?

Carrie’s baby just turned 6 months yesterday. Well… It’s her second baby.  The first one is five years old or should we say old enough to help her take care of the little one! Carrie was using oral contraceptive pills (OC) to prevent pregnancy before she got pregnant the first time. To be frank, she […]

Do You Need A Nexplanon Implant?

Women’s Health Center Educational Series Presents ‘Why Do You Need A Nexplanon Implant?’ The Nexplanon Etonogestrel Implant is a single-rod progestin contraceptive placed subdermally in the inner upper arm for long-acting reversible contraception in women. The rod slowly releases etonogestrel into the body over a 3-year period.    Etonogestrel is similar to a natural hormone […]

How the Procedure of Inserting a Contraceptive Implant is Done?

Women’s Health Center Educational Series Presents ‘How the Procedure of Inserting a Contraceptive Implant is Done?’ The implant is a small, flexible rod – about the size of a matchstick – that’s inserted under the skin of your upper arm by your healthcare provider. It releases a hormone called progestin, which keeps your ovaries from […]