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weight limit on the IUD birth control?

i saw the ob about two days ago and i hav never been on birth control so i asked for the IUD and she told mei have to loose weight first!! ummmmmmmmm....i didnt know their was a weight limit to the iud!!! did you?

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MommaBear1129

Asked by MommaBear1129 at 6:27 PM on Feb. 5, 2009 in Health

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  • i know some women who are over weight and have the iud
    Have3Girls114

    Answer by Have3Girls114 at 6:29 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • I'm 100 lbs overweight and my GYNO just suggested it for me!
    Nika75

    Answer by Nika75 at 6:30 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • :( why wouldnt my doc give it to me?!?!
    MommaBear1129

    Answer by MommaBear1129 at 6:30 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • I don't think there is a weight limit to it. My friend has one and she's on the heavier side.
    xocyncyn

    Answer by xocyncyn at 6:32 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • looks like it's time for a new GYN. I'm overwieght and I have had it 2 times now.
    kryssie78

    Answer by kryssie78 at 6:35 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • The heavier you are the less effective the hormones. Same with birth control pills
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:35 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • maybe she thinks you will gain too much weight on it? i dont know thats pretty rude
    aliciatron

    Answer by aliciatron at 6:35 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • um and IUD doesn't have horomones does it? I know the miranea does but i think a regualr one doesnt idk about the overweight ive never heard of that
    emtmommyamanda

    Answer by emtmommyamanda at 6:36 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • ALL IUD's have hormones in them
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:40 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

  • ok im not a moron thanx
    emtmommyamanda

    Answer by emtmommyamanda at 6:44 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

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