Over half of American women are using a permanent birth control method.** Whatever method you determine is the right one for you and your partner, your doctor can help ensure you are ready to make this decision and guide you toward the right choice for you and your family.

Here is a list of questions to discuss with your doctor to help you determine which birth control is right for you:

  • Since my partner and I are happy with the size of our family, what options would you recommend for birth control?
  • Is a permanent birth control option right for me?
  • How effective are permanent birth control options?
  • What are the risks involved in these options?
  • What is the recovery time?
  • What are the pros and cons of the various permanent birth control methods?