These Are the Most Common Mistakes Women Make While on the Pill, According to an Ob-Gyn
Birth control can be complicated. First you have to find the right method for you, weighing all the pros and cons of an IUD, the pill, an implant, or the shot. And even once you've settled on your choice of contraception, there are all sorts of rules you need to follow to ensure that it's working as effectively as possible — especially if it's the pill. We asked Jennifer Landa, MD, a gynecologist and chief medical officer at BodyLogicMD in Maitland, FL, how to keep yourself safe and prevent any unwanted pregnancies or complications. These are the common errors you'll want to avoid.