Birth Control Ring

NuvaRing birth control ring is a birth control method that you actually wear inside of your vagina.

woman at OBGYN appointmentIt’s a small and extremely flexible ring that will be comfortable once you put it into place, and it will prevent you from getting pregnant by releasing certain hormones into your body.

When you obtain a birth control ring in Rochester from South Avenue Women’s Services, you won’t have to worry about an unplanned pregnancy as long as you use it correctly.

How does NuvaRing Work?

So how does the birth control ring work?

  • Once you have placed the birth control ring within your vagina, it utilizes the hormones estrogen and progestin, which are already found naturally in your body, to prevent your eggs from ever coming into contact with sperm.
  • A birth control ring will shut down ovulation before it starts so that sperm isn’t able to locate your eggs and fertilize them.
  • Your NuvaRing will also make the mucus in your cervix very thick so that sperm won’t even be able to enter your Fallopian tubes to look for your eggs.

Advantages of the NuvaRing Birth Control

The birth control ring is a comfortable and an easy-to-use form of birth control for many women. With proper tracking of insertion and removal, it is a straightforward way to prevent unplanned pregnancy.

  • The birth control ring is 99% effective in a perfect scenario, and about 91% effective in real-life.

The team at South Avenue Women’s Services is always available to help you outline your birth control ring schedule.

Disadvantages of the Estrogen Ring Birth Control

You also need to be aware of the fact that this form of birth control will not prevent you from catching a sexually transmitted disease. You will still need to use condoms regularly if you want to cut down on the chances of getting an STD.

Would you like to learn more about how using a birth control ring can prevent unplanned pregnancy?

South Avenue Women’s Services is here to answer any questions you might have about how it works.

Contact us at 585-271-3850 today to get all the information you need to make an informed decision about birth control.