What best describes your visit?

I’m thinking about using birth control and I want to know my options.

What to Ask Your Doctor

  • Which type of birth control is best for me?

    Many types are available, but not all of them are right for every woman. Learn which one is most likely to work for you.

  • How easy is it to use?

    Find out what’s involved in using this method of birth control.

  • Which birth control methods are the most effective?

    No method is foolproof. The doctor can tell you which ones have the best track record.


  • What are the pros and cons of each type?

    You can weigh the good and bad effects these methods can have on your health and lifestyle when making your choice.

  • Will it protect me from STDs?

    Learn if the type you’re interested in can prevent diseases as well as pregnancy.

I’m on birth control, but I’m having problems with it.

What to Ask Your Doctor

  • Could the method I’m using be causing my problems?

    Many types of birth control have side effects. The kind you’re using could be to blame.

  • Are my problems the result of something I’m doing?

    Sometimes how you take birth control and what other drugs you take along with it make a difference.

  • What are the most common side effects of the type I’m using?

    Birth control methods work in different ways. You’ll know how the type you’re using could affect your body.


  • Are there any other kinds I could try?

    Learn about other birth control options that could work more easily for you.

  • How effective are those methods?

    You can choose the type that’s most likely to prevent pregnancy.

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