Birth Control Options

From the Show: Staying Well
Summary: Learn the pros and cons for which kind is the best birth control and contraceptive for you.
Air Date: 12/3/12
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, MD, FACOG
Dr. Minkin is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist in private practice in New Haven, Conn., and a clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Minkin is a recipient of the Irving Friedman Award, given by Yale School of Medicine's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for excellence in clinical abilities and patient care, and has twice been awarded the Resident's Teaching Award for best community attending physician.

Dr. Minkin is lead author or coauthor of articles in numerous peer-reviewed journals and also gives lectures to menopause support groups and writes a monthly column, "Healthy Woman," for Prevention magazine.
Birth Control Options
The choice of a particular method of contraceptive depends on a person's age, health and personal situation.

Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, MD, FACOG explains the risks and side effects of birth control and helps you weigh your options.
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