In the article, Bennett outlines the things patients can think through before visiting providers to discuss contraceptives, including the reason they’re seeking birth control, current health concerns, feelings about menstruation, and more.
"I think it's really important to have a conversation about goals and things people feel uncomfortable with or more comfortable with and tailor that contraceptive choice based on those goals and preferences that a particular patient has," she says. "One of the really great things about contraception now is that we have a huge range of choices. So there's almost always a right choice for every woman."
Read the rest of “Finding the Birth Control that’s Right For You” now. And for bonus listening, check out Bennett’s two-part series on the Women’s Healthcast, All About Birth Control, Part 1 and Part 2!