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which medicine is good for birth control

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Asked by swathidruthi at 10:50 AM on Apr. 18, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • It depends, if you want to take a pill everyday or not,, IUD or depo shot are both things you don't have to mess with!

    Answer by kimigogo at 10:55 AM on Apr. 18, 2010

  • there is absolutely no "one size fits all" answer to this. It depends on your needs and your body chemestry...and your memory! Some pills you have to take everyday, but then if you commit yourself to the long term options like a shot, you really can't do much about the potential hormonal side effects for the duration they last. There are many pros and cons with every method. Talk to you ob. You'll probably need to try a few things out. Personally, I can't use bc because my body chemistry is just too sensitive or something. I always have physical or strong emotional reactions to them.

    Answer by mrs_pulley at 11:43 AM on Apr. 18, 2010

  • What about a diaphragm? They work without hormones and have no side effects. They never caused a stroke, infertility or PID; you won't gain weight, get depressed, or lose your libido; your periods won't be affected. They have never been the subject of class action lawsuits and are instantly reversible.

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:37 PM on Apr. 18, 2010

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