Birth Control

What Is Birth Control?

Birth control, also known as contraception, is a way of preventing an unwanted or unplanned pregnancy. However, it offers a variety of other benefits to both women and their partners.


Birth control allows you to experience greater spontaneity during sexual intimacy, and it also gives you the power to control your reproductive choices regardless of your age.
For some women, hormonal birth control can also help to ease symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), balance out mood-related hormonal issues, or reduce acne.
When used correctly, birth control can give you a sense of confidence and empowerment when it comes to your sexual health. Cameryn at Wasatch Family and Women’s Wellness can answer your questions and help you make the best choice.

What Are The Available Types Of Birth Control?

At Wasatch Family and Women’s Wellness, you can choose from a wide variety of birth control methods, which may include:

  • Birth control pill (oral contraception)
  • Birth control patch
  • Diaphragms
  • IUD (intrauterine device)
  • NuvaRing™
  • Depo-Provera™
  • Cameryn can also teach you how to use condoms, a barrier method of birth control that also prevents sexually transmitted diseases.

The advantage of having so many options when it comes to birth control is that you are free to try different methods or combine methods until you find a plan that works best for you.

Which Birth Control Method Is Right For Me?

Choosing the right birth control method can be an intimidating and overwhelming decision. With all of the available options, it can be difficult to know which method is right for you. 

At Wasatch Family and Women’s Wellness, Cameryn helps you understand the advantages and disadvantages of each type of birth control. That allows you to make an informed decision based on what’s right for your body. 

When choosing a birth control plan, it can be helpful to consider your feelings (and your partner’s feelings) on topics like:

  • Whether or not you plan to have children, and if so, how soon
  • How sensitive you are to the side effects of medications 
  • The likelihood that you can comply with the method that you choose
  • Which method of birth control works best, given your sexual habits and lifestyle
  • Based on your responses, Cameryn helps you choose the birth control that’s right for you.

To schedule an appointment, book today using the online scheduler or call Wasatch Family and Women’s Wellness.

Next Steps

Get the care you need when you need it, whether it's a routine checkup or a more urgent matter.
Schedule a consultation to ask about specialized pricing and learn more about Wasatch Wellness
Chat with a provider about personalized treatment, payment, and insurance.
Get the care that's right for you, from birth control options to hormone therapy for menopause.
Review notes from your provider through our patient portal. Book your yearly exam ahead of time.