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Birth Control Options For Your Age Group

birth control pack in a green purse with lipstick

Let us walk you through the many options for birth control tailored specifically to your age group.  Starting with women in their 20s to women over 40, we discuss a variety of options that may work best for your age, lifestyle, and your body.  Your Walnut Hill physician will also help you pick the birth […]

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Birth Control Options for Women in Their 20s

Birth control options for women in their 20s

Once you’ve hit your 20s, you have probably had the discussion with your OBGYN about sexual health and preventing pregnancy. However, there are so many types of birth control out there, you may be wondering which type works best for your lifestyle right now. Whether it be college or starting your career, it’s important to […]

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Birth Control Options for Women Over 40

We said it once, we’ll say it again This isn’t the first time we’ve talked about birth control for women over 40, and it probably won’t be the last. In case you’ve forgotten what you need to know, we’re here to refresh you. Let’s start with a recap of what your body—sex drive, menopause, and […]

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Birth Control Side Effects: When Enough is Enough

Birth control got you down? You don’t want children just yet, but you don’t want to be stuck with cramps and vomiting, either. Enter: birth control. After a long, laborious process of choosing the method that best fits your lifestyle and needs, you’re content to think it’s going to be puppies and kittens from now […]

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Choosing a Contraceptive That Best Fits You

different contraceptive methods

Choosing a method of birth control is a highly personal decision, based on individual preferences, medical history, lifestyle, and other factors. Each method carries with it a number of risks and benefits of which the user should be aware. Each method of birth control has a failure rate–an inability to prevent pregnancy over a 1-year […]

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Birth Control Options Over Age 40

woman in her 40s wearing a blue shirt

Contraceptive options for women over age 40 are similar to those for a younger woman. Types of contraception include: Barrier Contraception Spermicide – spermicide is a jelly or cream that is toxic to sperm. It is placed into the vagina before each episode of intercourse. The effectiveness rate is 74% to 94%. Condoms – condoms […]

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