Family Planning

Safe, effective, and convenient services to help all women with pregnancies and family planning.


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Birth Control Methods & Early Pregnancy Options

The Women’s Specialty Center at Stamford Health is here to help with family planning and contraception options. Our expert staff of board-certified OB-GYNs and nurses can advise on the effectiveness, side effects, and convenience of each contraceptive method to help determine the most appropriate method for you. If you think you might be pregnant, our Early Pregnancy Assessment Program can help determine if the pregnancy is viable and provide a referral to our OB-GYNs, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, or geneticists.

Regardless of the reason that you come to us, our team will work collaboratively with your doctor as well as our specialists to provide personalized care for you.

Ready to schedule an appointment?

Call us at 203.276.2030.

Contraceptive Services Offered

For most women, birth control, or contraception, is a matter of choosing from the many safe and effective options available. However, people with complex medical issues like high blood pressure or a bleeding disorder may require specialized consultation and monitoring for contraception. At Stamford Health, our specialists are experts in complex contraception and offer counseling to determine the best birth control and sexual health options for you. We also offer sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing. Our contraceptive services include:

  • Hormonal birth control methods (including IUDs, pills, vaginal ring, and implants).
  • Non-hormonal birth control methods (such as condoms, diaphragms, and certain IUDs).
  • Emergency contraception.
  • Female tubal sterilization.

Early Pregnancy Options

Navigating the first few weeks of pregnancy can be challenging. If you have questions or concerns during this time, you could be a candidate for the Early Pregnancy Assessment Program. Our team works in close partnership with OB-GYNs, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, and genetic counselors to manage pregnancies that are complicated or require additional medical support. After a consultation, we’ll be able to offer:

Looking to make an appointment? Call us at 203.276.2030.

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Diagnostic services and testing to determine whether or not you are pregnant and whether the pregnancy is viable.
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On-site ultrasound and lab assessment, if appropriate.
Supportive resources for all pregnancy options.
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Referral to an OB-GYN for prenatal care.

Pregnancy Complications Or Pregnancy Loss Options

If you think you may be experiencing a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, the team at the Women’s Specialty Center at Stamford Health will support you with appropriate care, sensitivity, and compassion. Our experts can provide counseling and both medical and surgical options in accordance with your wishes and beliefs.

Family Planning FAQs

  • What services and support does Stamford Health's Women’s Specialty Center offer for family planning?
    Stamford Health’s Women’s Specialty Center offers a comprehensive range of family planning services tailored to your individual needs. Our services encompass counseling on the full range of contraception methods. We’re here to provide guidance and care for every stage of your family planning journey.
  • What if you are pregnant and do not wish to be?
    Stamford Health can discuss options with you.
  • How can I benefit from family planning services at this center, and when should you consider seeking help with family planning?
    You can benefit from our family planning services by gaining access to expert guidance and support to make informed decisions about your reproductive health. Whether you’re considering starting or expanding your family, postponing pregnancy, or facing fertility concerns, our dedicated team is here to provide personalized advice and care. Seek help with family planning whenever you feel it's the right time for you, and we'll be here to assist.
  • Can you receive counseling on natural family planning methods and fertility awareness at this center?
    Absolutely. Our center provides counseling on natural family planning methods and fertility awareness. Our experienced health care professionals can guide you through tracking your menstrual cycle and other natural indicators to help you understand your fertility and make informed family planning decisions that align with your goals and values.
  • What should you expect during a family planning consultation or appointment at Stamford Health's Women’s Specialty Center?
    During your family planning consultation, you can expect a warm and supportive environment. Our health care professionals will discuss your specific goals, preferences, and any concerns you may have. We’ll provide information on various contraception options, fertility awareness methods, and address any questions or uncertainties you may have. Your consultation is a safe and confidential space for open dialogue about your family planning needs.
  • Do I need a referral to access family planning services, and how can I schedule an appointment at Stamford Health's Women’s Specialty Center?
    No, you do not need a referral to access our family planning services. Scheduling an appointment is easy. You can reach out directly to Stamford Health's Women’s Specialty Center to set up a consultation with our team of experts. We’re here to support you in your family planning journey and provide the care and information you need to make the best choices for your reproductive health. Call us at 203.276.2030 to schedule an appointment.

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