• Columbus, OH
  • 614.755.4200
  • CWC Beauty: 614.852.2940

Which Birth Control Is Best for Me?

There are so many birth control options now that it’s hard to remember the days when there was just one birth control pill. We’re grateful to have options to suit many different women’s needs now. If you don’t like the idea of extra hormones, there are non-hormonal birth control options for you. If you don’t want to remember to take a pill every day, you’re spoiled for choice. Keep reading to learn about birth control, and determine which might work best for you.

What If I’m Afraid of Gaining Weight?

Most women don’t gain weight when they take birth control, but hormonal birth control can cause you to gain a little weight, usually through fluid retention. Though it normally subsides, you can try a method that doesn’t involve hormones if you’re concerned about weight gain.

What If I Can’t Remember to Take a Pill Everyday?

Whether you’re really busy or just not great at remembering to take a pill, you still have a lot of options. From a diaphragm to an implant to condoms to an IUD, there are plenty of birth control options that you don’t need to take like clockwork.

What If I Don’t Want to Be More Emotional?

Once again, the hormones in birth control can get a bad rap. Not all hormone-based birth control methods are the same, though the sex hormones used in them—estrogen and progesterone—impact your ability to process emotion. If you’re worried about your mood, try a method that doesn’t include hormones, or that has a lower amount of hormones.

What Protects Against STDs?

Don’t confuse birth control with sex safe from STDs. You may be using birth control, but that doesn’t equal protection. To reduce your risk of transmitting an STD, you will still want to use a condom.

What If I Know I Want Kids Soon?

If you know you want to become pregnant in the next year or so, then you probably don’t want the birth control shot or anything that takes a long time to adjust to. Consider condoms, pills, or the birth control ring instead.

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If you want to learn more about birth control, call us today at (614) 755-4200 to schedule a consultation.

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