How to Talk to Your Doctor About Birth Control

Below you will find links to two articles about talking to your doctor about birth control.

Visit each website. As you visit each site and read the articles, use the Lesson Three Study Guide to record questions or comments you want to discuss with your doctor. (You'll need this information at the end of the lesson to complete your Action Plan Form.)


(A new browser window/tab will open. Just close the window/tab to return to this page.) 


Image of a conversation balloon that says How to Talk to Your Doctor.





Click on the two Question links to see the self-check questions. Don't forget to click on "check answer" to check your answers for each question.



When talking to a healthcare provider about birth control, it's important that you are completely honest about your health and your sexual practices.



Before seeing a healthcare provider about birth control, you should make a list of questions you want to ask.