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Birth Control: what is better

Right now I am currently on the mirena iud and I want to switch to something different. I'm not good at remembering to take pills. I want something that is put in me or something on me to prevent pregnancy for a couple years. What birth control do you have? What were your periods like? Any weight gain after getting it?

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Asked by Hailey.Brimm at 6:47 PM on Mar. 10, 2013 in Relationships

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  • Abstinence- don't put anything in you. Don't put anything on you. 100% effective.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:55 PM on Mar. 10, 2013

  • No weight gain. No hormones.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:55 PM on Mar. 10, 2013

  • I had my tubes tied but before that I used Nuvaring and loved it. My OB ok'd me putting one in for 3 weeks then immediately inserting a new one - no periods! I had no weight gain or other side effects, but I always checked after sex to make sure it was still there, or took it out before and back in after (it can be out for 2-3 hours with no worries)

    Answer by missanc at 6:56 PM on Mar. 10, 2013

  • I agree, Nuvaring is a great option.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 7:14 PM on Mar. 10, 2013

  • Implanon? I've never used it, but you don't have to think about it, and it is good for a few years.

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 7:14 PM on Mar. 10, 2013

  • I had a tubal. Took care of that problem real quick.
    But, I think the other ladies are right.

    Answer by spiritguide_23 at 7:43 PM on Mar. 10, 2013

  • i did depo shot. i myself didnt gain weight and every 3 months just went to doc.. got my shot and for another 3 months i was good to go. i was on it for 2 yrs till husband had the big snip :)

    Answer by tabbys4 at 9:14 AM on Mar. 11, 2013


         I would switch, back to the pill, put beside my coffee cup.

       This IUD, can be dangerous.


    Answer by SissyAnn141 at 6:20 AM on Mar. 16, 2013

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