Birth control is used to prevent pregnancy. One of the most common forms of birth control is birth control pills, commonly referred to as “the pill.” Gynecologists at Riverview Health can help you decide which type of birth control may be best suited for you.
The most common types of birth control include the following:
Your gynecologist is your best resource for getting the answers you need about birth control and/or emergency contraception.
Some questions to consider at your next doctor's visit include:
Pills are one of the most frequently used methods of birth control. The most common side effects of birth control pills include nausea, breast tenderness, headaches, weight gain, mood changes, missed periods, decreased libido and vaginal discharge.
Women’s health specialists at Riverview Health can help you manage the side effects of whichever method of birth control you choose. To learn more about the side effects of each type of birth control and ways to manage them, find an OB/GYN near you today by calling 317.565.0535 or by completing an online appointment request form.
Riverview Health offers education and guidance on birth control for people living in Noblesville, Carmel, Cicero, Fishers, Sheridan and Westfield.