Birth Control Over 30: New Options

iud(BlackDoctor.org) — Fallen out of love with your birth control? Maybe you’re put off by the side effects — cramps from hell, unpredictable bleeding. Or maybe remembering to pop a pill just isn’t your strong suit. Problem is, going without isn’t a good choice, even as you get older: Nearly 40 percent of pregnancies among women in their 40s, for instance, are unplanned.

The good news is that there are more safe, effective contraception options than ever for women who may be done having children or who are 30-plus. Which one is best for you?

Combo pill: Who can try it?