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Birth Control

Women have many options when it comes to birth control – so many, in fact, that choosing the right one for your overall health and life situation can sometimes feel overwhelming. At Premier Women’s Care of Southwest Florida, we help you understand the differences among various birth control methods and weigh considerations of family planning, reliability, reversibility, convenience and safety.

Questions women should ask themselves about birth control

When trying to decide on a birth control method, it’s important to take into account a number of considerations, such as:

After reviewing these questions with you and taking into consideration your overall health – such as whether you take other medications, smoke or are overweight – our providers will help you choose from among various birth control options, including:

We can also coach you on natural methods such as abstinence and fertility awareness, in which you have to avoid intercourse on days that you are most fertile.

Pros and cons of various birth control methods

To learn more about your birth control choices, you can request a new patient appointment online. If you are already an established patient, you can book online through the patient portal. Or you can always call (239) 432-5858 to schedule a consultation with one of Premier Women’s Care of Southwest Florida’s women’s health-care providers in Fort Myers, Cape Coral or Lehigh Acres.

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