Navigation Links
Landmark survey reveals that most women who are done having children do not discuss their options with their OB/GYNs
Date:11/7/2011

Hollywood, FL, Nov. 7, 2011 A recent first-of-its-kind survey of 1,006 mothers in the U.S. showed that more than 75 percent of women reported being done having children, but only 24 percent discussed this decision with their OB/GYNs. Without these important patient-physician conversations taking place, the survey found that women remain largely unaware of their permanent birth control options. In particular, the survey showed low awareness for non-surgical permanent birth control methods like the Essure procedure, which has been available in the U.S. since 2002 and is the most effective form of permanent birth control available.*

"I was surprised that so many women who report being done having children are not talking to their healthcare providers about their decision," said Dr. Linda Bradley, President of AAGL and a practicing OB/GYN. "Permanent birth control can be an ideal solution for couples who are content with their families and want to avoid future unplanned pregnancies. However, most women are unaware of permanent options that do not require surgery, revealing a huge opportunity for us, as physicians, to educate our patients."

Patients Don't Know About the Non-Surgical Permanent Birth Control Methods

Nearly 90 percent of women surveyed knew about vasectomy and tubal ligation, as these are typically the first options most couples consider when they are done having children. However, only 12 percent were aware of non-surgical, minimally invasive solutions such as Essure.

"Although non-surgical permanent birth control for women has been available for nearly a decade, I often find female patients are surprised to learn that they don't have to get a tubal ligation or ask their husbands to go for a vasectomy," said Dr. Bradley. "The Essure non-surgical permanent birth control procedure offers women the option of no incisions, no hormones, no general anesthesia and no slowing down to recover."

Women Wan
'/>"/>

Contact: Traci Tournoux
ttournoux@healthstarpr.com
646-722-8830
HealthStar PR
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. New edition of landmark stroke textbook
2. California to Examine Health Impacts of Landmark Cap-and-Trade Program
3. Foodborne Illness Costs U.S. $152 Billion Annually, Landmark Report Estimates
4. Landmark Legal Foundation to File Suit to Stop Presidents Health Plan if Slaughter Rule is Used
5. China's Forbidden City Leads Landmark Climate Action for Earth Hour
6. Endometriosis Foundation of America to Present Landmark Scientific Symposium in NYC
7. Landmark Clinical Trial Shows Surgery and Stenting Equally Safe and Effective at Preventing Stroke
8. Landmark report reveals massive global cost of Alzheimers: 1 percent of global GDP -- and growing
9. Feeling included -- kids with disabilities have their say in landmark study
10. Stephen J. Teach, MD, MPH, part of landmark study on pediatric asthma
11. UT Southwestern pediatricians launch landmark childrens health study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 31, 2015 , ... Recently touted by Becker’s Healthcare as ... analytics , Jvion continues to disrupt the predictive analytic and big data market ... and population level illness to drive prevention and better health outcomes. Most recently, ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Sculpted Contours Luxury Medical Aesthetics announces the arrival of the ... released this new applicator in the United States as an upgrade to the CoolSmooth ... The original applicator required a 2 hour treatment time. The new CoolSmooth Pro ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Facebook, Twitter, ... has re-branded their social media profiles to better connect with the public. The ... communicate, find information, share insights and opinions. The Rally Insurance Group, Inc.’s pledge ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... ... Ticket Down is a reliable source of authentic Hamilton tickets at ... show on Broadway, look no further than Hamilton. This American musical is critically acclaimed ... Award, Drama Desk Award, Lucille Lortel Award, and New York Drama Critics’ Award. The ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... Vegas bakery is now offering wedding cakes with custom designs, making life ... hard to deliver beautifully designed wedding cakes for each customer who orders one. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Jvion Showcased as Leader in the Predictive Analytic Market 2Health News:Cooler Coolsculpting in Atlanta: Treatments Now Twice As Fast 2Health News:Cooler Coolsculpting in Atlanta: Treatments Now Twice As Fast 3Health News:Rally Insurance Group, Inc. Connects to Customers Through Re-branded Social Media Profiles 2Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 2Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 3Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 4Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 5Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 6Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 7Health News:Pastry Palace of Las Vegas Announces It Is Now Offering Custom Wedding Cakes in Las Vegas 2
... risk of a future heart attack, and it is now ... to a new technique which could eventually be used to ... from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Atherosclerosis in ... heart disease, and it is therefore important to find risk ...
... HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) -- ... who don,t have children, and they also consume more ... study suggests. Examining data from Project EAT (Eating ... the University of Minnesota focused on the link between ...
... Nearly all patients with advanced cancer experience severe pain, ... pain, regardless of the type or stage of the disease. ... A new study, led by Wayne State University,s College of ... National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, aims ...
... When researchers had college-age women view magazines for five straight ... body types, something surprising happened: the readers, own body satisfaction ... a catch. Those women whose body satisfaction improved the most ... dieting behaviors such as skipping meals or cutting carbohydrates during ...
... Jerusalem, April 11, 2011 Researchers at the Hebrew ... whereby tumor cells invade normal tissues, spreading cancer through ... cells to invade adjacent structures is a prerequisite for ... understanding the mechanisms that drive malignant cells to invade ...
... have found that a synthetic version of hypericin, a compound ... treatment for patients with recurrent malignant brain tumors. Their findings ... Cancer . Malignant gliomas, tumors that arise ... a poor prognosis. An estimated 10,000 Americans are diagnosed each ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New potential atherosclerosis risk marker discovered 2Health News:Having Kids Might Make Young Women Heavier, Less Fit 2Health News:Having Kids Might Make Young Women Heavier, Less Fit 3Health News:Wayne State leads study to improve management of cancer pain in African Americans 2Health News:Media's focus on ideal body shape can boost women's body satisfaction -- for a while 2Health News:Media's focus on ideal body shape can boost women's body satisfaction -- for a while 3Health News:Media's focus on ideal body shape can boost women's body satisfaction -- for a while 4Health News:Mechanism for invasion of tumorous cells discovered by Hebrew University researchers 2Health News:Scientists find potential benefit of hypericin for recurrent brain tumors 2
(Date:7/31/2015)... Inc. (Nasdaq: SMLR ), a company that provides ... groups, today reported financial results for the second quarter ... second quarter of 2015, Semler reported continued progress with ... quarter revenue growth of 8%, and quarter over quarter ... 18%," said Doug Murphy-Chutorian, M.D., chief executive officer of ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... HYDERABAD, India , July 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... Billing and CRM solutions for video, data and cloud ... (PoC) with a leading pharma giant for Internet ... managing different IoT applications offered on subscription model. ... Pharma giant is striving for business ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... VIEW, Calif. , July 30, 2015 ... it will release its second quarter 2015 financial results ... 2015.   In conjunction with the release, the Company ... at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on ... of the quarter and other business developments. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Semler Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 2Semler Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 3Semler Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 4Semler Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 5Semler Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 6Magnaquest Signs a POC With a Leading Pharma Giant in Europe to Manage Subscription Management and Billing for Internet of Things (IoT) 2IRIDEX Announces Second Quarter 2015 Conference Call and Release Date 2
... Score High in,Creativity Skew toward Obama and Very ... 20 Mindset Media, (http://www.mindset-media.com ), which operates ... reach millions of people with the personality traits,that ... of prospective,presidential voters. The results are a part ...
... TR-701 Phase 1 Clinical Trial Results Disclosed, ... Therapeutics, Inc., a,biopharmaceutical company developing "Best-in-Class" drugs ... today that the results,of multiple studies on ... pipeline,programs will be presented in eighteen presentations ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Mindset Media Study Reveals Which Independent Voters Favor Obama Vs. McCain 2Trius Antibiotics to be Highlighted in 18 Presentations at ICAAC/IDSA 2Trius Antibiotics to be Highlighted in 18 Presentations at ICAAC/IDSA 3
... a comprehensive pocket-sized reference to ... on the evaluation and management of diseases ... Updated annually. The complete content is available ... for Pocket PC- and Palm-based PDAs are ...
... The AT555 utilizes a patented hands-free ... your staff to take an accurate IOP ... slides the headrest to the left or ... their head against the comfortable headrest pad. ...
... The new Topcon KR-9000PW Wavefront Analyzer ... advanced and complete visual analysis system ... incorporates a full range auto refractometer, ... system, while adding the benefits of ...
The new TOPCON 8800 Series of auto refractors and auto kerato-refractors satisfies the needs of today's demanding eyecare practice !...
Medicine Products: