General Health & Wellness • Feb 03, 2022

Preparing for Your First Pap Smear | Everything You Need to Know

Pap smears can seem very intimidating especially your first one. Dr. Abigail Chitwood, Ob/Gyn at Missouri Baptist, a sister hospital of St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses what to expect for your first pap smear. You should start getting the exam at 21, and every year after in order to prevent cervical cancer. Find the right provider for you and schedule your yearly wellness exam today!