Birth Control

Birth Control Alpharetta, GA

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It can be pretty strenuous trying to find the proper birth control for you. What works for some women doesn't work for all.

There are different forms of birth control you can choose from, and each of them works differently and has different side effects. Consider meeting with the best gynecologists at Roswell OBGYN to find the proper birth control.



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Birth Control Methods

There are five different kinds of birth control methods. Each method functions differently, such as blocking sperm from reaching an egg or inhibiting your body from producing eggs. Only condoms can protect against sexually transmitted infections or STIs. If STI prevention is essential to you, use condoms along with another form of birth control.

Hormonal Contraception

Hormonal birth control includes regulating your body’s natural estrogen and progestin levels to reduce the likelihood of pregnancy. They are around 91 percent to 95 percent effective in preventing pregnancy in most women. Some women report a reduction in period discomfort, frequency, or flow when using hormonal birth control.

Long-acting Contraception

Long-term contraception might be an excellent option if you want practical, long-term birth control that doesn’t require much upkeep. Implants or IUDs are excellent choices because they do not require any additional effort on your side. However, some people develop a few short-term or (less frequently) long-term adverse effects.

One-time Barrier Contraceptives

Barrier birth control methods include condoms, sponges, diaphragms, cervical caps, and spermicide. During intercourse, they establish a sperm “barrier” that blocks sperm from reaching an egg physically. Barrier contraceptive techniques do not require a prescription and may be purchased over the counter or online.

Permanent Contraception

Tubal ligation for women and vasectomy for men are very straightforward surgical techniques used to prevent conception. If you’re sure you don’t want to have children in the future, they’re nearly 100% effective for preventing birth. It is possible to reverse a tubal ligation or vasectomy, but there is no assurance that your fertility will recover.

Emergency contraceptives

If you have sex without taking birth control or your birth control fails, emergency contraception can help you avoid becoming pregnant. Remember that emergency contraception IS NOT intended to be your primary form of birth control but rather a backup.

Finding The Best Contraceptive For You

Call us at Roswell OB/GYN to learn more about the different birth control options that might work for you.


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Reach Out To Roswell OB/GYN For Your Birth Control Services And Reproductive Health Needs In Alpharetta

Roswell OB/GYN in Alpharetta can assist you in selecting the birth control that works for you. You will receive individualized birth control suggestions and assistance choosing a birth control method that fits your needs during your appointment.

Our healthcare providers will give you hormonal contraception counseling about birth control pills, patches, rings, and implants to help you decide which one will work best for you.

We also specialize in IUD selection and placement for your long-term contraception needs. We understand how stressful these times can be, so we do our best to accommodate you and your needs.

Birth Control FAQs

Where is the best place to get birth control?

In Alpharetta, Roswell Ob/Gyn is a great place to learn about your birth control options and services related to it.

Is there one best kind of birth control?

The kinds of birth control that work the best to prevent pregnancy are the implant and IUDs

How do I know what birth control is right for me?

It is best to speak to a doctor. It might take some trial and error. Roswell OB/GYN can help you find the best solutions for your situation.

How long after starting birth control are you protected against pregnancy?

It depends on the birth control that you are using. But for birth control pills, when taken within five(5) days after the start of your period, you’re protected against pregnancy right away. However, it can also take up to seven(7) days for the pill to become effective.

Is it true that I won’t be able to conceive when I’m on my period?

Although the chances are reduced, you might still become pregnant while on your period.

Is it possible to become pregnant after having anal sex?

Although it is highly uncommon, anal sex can result in pregnancy. Sperm can go from the anus to the vagina. This might be due to ejaculation near the vagina.

Can I conceive if I’m already pregnant?

You can, but it’s pretty unusual.

I’m a nursing mother. Does this imply I won’t be able to conceive?

Although your odds are reduced, you can still become pregnant while breastfeeding. Breastfeeding causes an increase in the amount of a hormone that inhibits ovulation.

Will showering after sex keep you from becoming pregnant?

Showering or cleaning your vagina with water or other fluids is ineffective as a form of contraception since sperm moves rapidly.

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