Gender-Affirming Care at Essex County OB/GYN

At Essex County OB/GYN, we are deeply committed to the care and well-being of our patients. This means we put patients first and affirm the unique worth of every individual who walks through our doors. We are proud to provide gender-inclusive gynecologic and fertility care for nonbinary and transmasculine patients, ensuring that everyone can receive treatment that aligns with their authentic self. 

Our Commitment to Gender-Affirming Care

We believe in providing care in a safe and supportive environment where all patients feel respected and valued. Our goal is to make every patient comfortable with their OB/GYN care, regardless of how they identify. By offering comprehensive gender-affirming services, we strive to meet the unique needs of our nonbinary and transmasculine patients.  

Gender-Inclusive Gynecologic Care

At Essex County OB/GYN, our gender-inclusive gynecologic care includes standard GYN care and gender-affirming hormone therapy (GAHT).

We provide essential gynecologic services such as Pap smears, pelvic exams, and chest exams, in a manner that respects and accommodates the needs of nonbinary and transmasculine patients. Our skilled and compassionate team is dedicated to ensuring that these procedures are as comfortable and affirming as possible.

For those assigned female at birth, we offer GAHT. This therapy helps align physical characteristics with gender identity and can be a crucial part of an individual’s transition journey. Our team provides comprehensive guidance and support throughout the hormone therapy process, ensuring that each patient receives personalized and effective care.

Fertility Care and Support

We understand that fertility care is an important aspect of many people’s lives. Our services include:

  • Counseling and Support for Conception: For individuals using masculinizing hormonal therapy who wish to conceive, we offer specialized counseling and support. Our team provides information on fertility preservation options and helps patients plan for conception, ensuring they have the resources and support they need to achieve their reproductive goals.
  • Care During Pregnancy and Childbirth: We provide dedicated prenatal, pregnancy, and childbirth care tailored to the needs of nonbinary and transmasculine patients. Our compassionate team supports patients throughout their pregnancy and childbirth journey, ensuring a respectful and affirming environment every step of the way. 

Creating a Safe and Supportive Environment

The entire team at Essex County OB/GYN is committed to creating a welcoming and affirming atmosphere for all patients. Our staff undergoes regular training and education to provide inclusive and respectful care. We encourage our patients to communicate their needs and concerns so we can offer the most personalized and effective care possible.

We invite you to seek care with confidence and comfort, knowing that you will be treated with the utmost respect and compassion. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact us today.

Attention Patients: Use My Lahey Chart to request RX refills. Use this link to My Lahey Chart.

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