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what kind of birth control...?

i have taken 3 kinds of birth control over the past 10 years. i was on the pill till i got preggo w/ my son, after i had my son i tried the patch and i couldnt wear it due to the fact tht it made my legs cramp really bad and my doctor said to stop using it. after i had dd i got an iud, had it taken out a year ago tried to have a baby but didnt work out. now im looking to go back on birth control and was wondering, are there any new options? what works for you? what would ya'll recomend?

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mamasmurf171

Asked by mamasmurf171 at 2:54 PM on Dec. 6, 2010 in Health

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  • tubes tied
    arenad

    Answer by arenad at 2:58 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • no i would NEVER do that
    mamasmurf171

    Comment by mamasmurf171 (original poster) at 3:02 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • I used the nuvaring with no issues when the patch gave me hives. I now have the Paragard IUD and LOVE it too.
    aeneva

    Answer by aeneva at 3:24 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • I also have the Paraguard IUD and love it...pretty maitenance free, just gotta check the strings every once in awhile
    saydeejo

    Answer by saydeejo at 6:29 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • Out of all the forms of birth control that I've tried, the Ortho Evra patch was my favorite. I don't want anymore kids, so I want to try and get the Essure procedure done.
    _Tam_

    Answer by _Tam_ at 7:54 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

  • Well, I am horrible with birth control.. The thing that worked best for me in the end was a complete hyst... LOL... sorry, but I had to have a partial hyst (uterus only) to start, then within the following 3 years, out came my ovaries with cysts on them. All in the spring around Easter, if nothing, my body was regular at making cysts.. Now I take bioidentical hormones and love it!!
    Anidawehiwahya

    Answer by Anidawehiwahya at 10:28 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

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