02 Mar Your First Time At the Gynecology Office
Going to the Gynecologist for the first time can be scary to a lot of young women In fact over 2/3 of women report feeling anxious about visiting a gynecology office. The hustle and bustle of a traditional office, the average time spent with the healthcare provider only 7 – 12 minutes, can add unnecessary stress and anxiety to the visit. Add these factors to the first time and it is easy to see how this significant event in a female’s life can become a negative experience.
With the recommended age of the first visit to be between the ages of 13 and 15, it is important that it be relevant, non – threatening, educational and relaxing. A time for celebrating you womanhood. That is why we have developed the First Time program.
Customized to the needs and wants of young women, this approach ensures a positive experience with the very best care and consideration at this important milestone. All in a private, female only, spa – like setting.
The 60-minute First Time appointment includes:
- How a female body works overview
- Medical/Sexual history review (as appropriate)
- Self-Breast examination instruction
Educational and Informational sessions on:
- Diet / nutrition
- Stress relief
- Sexual health (as appropriate)
- Review of the external female area
- Contraceptive education and planning (as appropriate)
- Testing (as appropriate)
- Time for questions
Recognizing a void in healthcare for young women, Dr. Wolloch developed and supervises the First Time program, which is a hit with Mothers and Daughters alike.
Meeting the needs of our younger women is Melissa McKinney, ARNP – BC. Melissa, an experienced Nurse Practitioner in Women’s Health is able to connect and educate in a positive, relaxed and non – threatening manner. Taking all the concerns and anxiety of the First Time away!
Call us today to make the First Time a truly wonderful experience for the special young woman in your life!