Mary Jacobson, MD, fondly known as Dr. J, is the Chief Medical Director of Alpha Medical. She is an accomplished academic, board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist and minimally invasive surgeon with extensive experience in clinical care, medical education, hospital operations, and research who is currently changing organizations with the goal of changing the world by applying experience in women’s health and entrepreneurial and social innovation skills towards development of blue ocean ideas about patient-centered care and physician work-life balance.
You should always disclose if you are pregnant or believe you may be pregnant to your doctor, as many things can affect a pregnancy. But you should also not lie to your doctor about planning or trying for a pregnancy either. After all, some medications that we prescribe can cause fetal malformations. Even something as seemingly unrelated to pregnancy as Accutane, which is used to treat acne, can cause birth defects.14 March 2021
Although its customer base won't necessarily change after the ruling, what they choose is going to differ. Because birth control pills tend to be less expensive than options such as once-monthly vaginal rings or birth control patches, I think the number of women opting for the pill would shift.14 March 2021
Stress can cause all types of abnormal bleeding, from more frequent episodes to longer intervals between periods. Anytime the normal ovulatory cycle is disrupted, bleeding patterns can be abnormal.14 March 2021