Knowledge is power, but also an invitation for miscommunication.
So doctors know what they know about contraception – and know the important pitfalls, namely incorrect usage.
The docs’ concern about proper contraceptive usage is important as failed contraception rates are much higher than their real rates should be, and then user frustration sets in and situations become very complicated.
Yet patients are concerned about other issues. And this gap of knowledge and focus needs closing. Let’s keep talking. It’s okay to talk about it.