Over the years we've learned more and more about the pros and cons of taking the birth control pill. And after finding out that it has the potential to negatively affect your libido, digestion, weight, and mood, it's no surprise many women are thinking twice about oral contraceptives. But where do you turn? Natural family-planning apps, the hormonal IUD, the copper IUD—or condoms alone? The birth control pill is so popular and frequently used, it can push us way out of our comfort zones to even think about trusting anything else.
If you can relate to this, don't worry because we've got your back. We asked some of our favorite doctors—experts on all things hormonal health and integrative wellness—what type of birth control they've decided is the best choice for them. Here's how the pros are preventing pregnancy: