Women’s Gynecology Services
Birth Control Services
Set an appointment with a VPFW provider to find the right birth control for you.
Whether you’re family planning, need a more predictable cycle, or seek treatment for a medical issue, contraceptives can provide the freedom and relief you need.
For birth control in Richmond, VA, visit Virginia Physicians for Women. Our experienced gynecologists listen to your needs and concerns to offer you personalized birth control recommendations and choices.
Birth Control Options for Women
There are a variety of safe and reliable birth control options available in Richmond, VA, such as:
- Birth control implant
- Birth control pills
- Birth control patch
- Birth control shot
- Birth control ring
Before deciding which type of birth control you want, it’s important to talk to your doctor about your lifestyle and needs. While all methods of birth control we offer can prevent pregnancy, finding one that works best for you will depend on a variety of factors, including your stage in life.
A few questions to think about:
- Do you want to have children in the next few years?
- Do you want to take a pill every day?
- How does your body handle hormones?
Helping You Choose a Birth Control That Fits Your Body, Lifestyle and Stage in Life
Your provider at VPFW is happy to help you navigate the questions above to help you find the birth control option that’s best for you and your stage of life. If you find that your current method isn’t fitting your lifestyle or that it’s causing side effects that are negatively affecting you, your provider may discuss trying a different method.
With all birth control options, it’s important to use it exactly as directed by your medical provider and to remember that prescribed birth control does not protect you from sexually transmitted infections.