Family planning at the Center for Women's Health

Whether or not you're planning to start a family, our experienced team of providers at the St. Charles Center for Women’s Health can help guide you through a range of options and services based on your individual needs.

Why is family planning important?

Family planning allows women to control birth spacing and family size, and contributes to improved health for infants, children and women. What’s more, family planning helps to prevent unintended pregnancies, which are associated with many negative health and economic consequences.

I’m ready to start a family

Congratulations! You’ve come to the right place. If you’re thinking about getting pregnant, you probably have a lot of questions. When you schedule an appointment, our health care providers may talk with you about stopping your birth control method, and how to optimize your overall health to grow a baby.

I don’t wish to become pregnant. What are my contraception choices?

If you don’t wish to become pregnant, actively preventing pregnancy is a great choice. There are a range of birth control options, and each method has its advantages and disadvantages.

Read more about your birth control options, and then make an appointment with one of our providers. We’ll help guide you through the best option for your lifestyle.

I’m struggling to conceive

Many women struggle to become pregnant. You’re not alone. At the St. Charles Center for Women’s Health, our team of nurse practitioners and OB-GYNs have helped countless families identify the cause and chart a plan for care. Learn more about our infertility services.