It’s normal to feel a little nervous about beginning OB/GYN care. Let our experts put you at ease as you take this next step. We understand the challenges of puberty and young adulthood, and will help you prepare for the changes ahead.
If you’re anxious about the Pap smear or physical exam, you can relax. Your First OB/GYN Visit is mostly a chance to talk about puberty and get acquainted. In fact, a Pap smear is generally not recommended until age 21. If there’s a medical problem which requires an exam, we will talk you through the process so there are no surprises.
Our first concern is making sure you are informed and comfortable with the changes Puberty brings. In fact, the information and care we provide is about much more than reproductive health. There are at least 9 Reasons to See an OB/GYN Before Age 18. It’s about keeping you healthy and building a trusted and healthy partnership for the future.