Birth Control Counseling in Dayton, OH

Birth Control Counseling

What is birth control counseling?

Birth control is any technique that helps to prevent pregnancy. Methods for birth control include:

What kind of doctor can prescribe birth control?

Doctors who can prescribe birth control include gynecologists, dermatologists, pediatricians, or your primary care doctor. If you are in good health, you may be able to start birth control on the same day as your initial birth control visit.

What are the benefits of birth control?

Along with the prevention of unintended pregnancy, birth control has additional benefits and may be prescribed for:

How do I ask my doctor for birth control?

Don’t let not knowing how to talk to your doctor about birth control stand in the way of the birth control conversation. Birth control may feel like an uncomfortable topic to discuss with your doctor, but it is important to understand that your doctor is trained to handle the many sensitive topics relating to female health and wellness.

If you are ready to talk to your doctor about birth control, you may want to ask:

  • Is birth control right for me?
  • What form of birth control is appropriate for me?
  • What are the most cost-friendly birth control options?
  • What are the benefits of birth control?
  • How effective are the different options?
  •  What are the side effects of birth control?

Birth control counseling is also available to help you discuss birth control in a safe and comfortable setting.

What is birth control counseling?

Birth control counseling, also known as contraceptive counseling, involves a conversation between you and your doctor, in which your doctor can guide you and give you the assurance to comfortably and confidently discuss and explore birth control options.

What are the benefits of birth control counseling?

Birth control counseling plays a valuable role in providing you with a safe space to plan your future family through the prevention of unplanned pregnancies. With birth control counseling, you will receive valuable information and support from a trained professional, helping you choose a method of birth control that feels right to you.

If you would like to learn more about your options for birth control, schedule an appointment with an Ob/Gyn specialist at Huey & Weprin Ob/Gyn. With specialized care and cutting-edge treatments in obstetrics and gynecology, Huey & Weprin Ob/Gyn offers a wide variety of gynecologic and obstetric services from leaders in Ob/Gyn research development. Call 937.771.5100 or fill out the form on this page to schedule an appointment.

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