The Best Birth Control for You Now
You at every age
By Stacey Colino
Staying loyal to a great doctor or a genius hairdresserthat’s just smart. But when it comes to birth control, sticking with the same method throughout the years isn’t always the right move. "Your contraceptive should fit your health, lifestyle, and values," says Michele Curtis, MD, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. That’s because the more comfortable you are with your birth control, the more likely you are to use it consistentlymeaning less risk of an unintended pregnancy.