Actually, Birth Control's Pretty ExpensiveErin Gloria Ryan2/15/12 6:00pm334EditInvite manuallyPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkPushback against President Obama's birth control mandate has revealed the scale of ignorance some men have regarding how much birth control costs. What's the big deal with having to pay for your own birth control? It's just a few bucks! Pocket change! Not exactly.