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WYR get the depo provera shot for birth control or use the pill?

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Asked by lovebunny82709 at 7:01 PM on Dec. 9, 2010 in

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  • Ewwww....neither....I use Fertility Awareness Method....I've had BAD reactions to various and assorted hormonal birth controls.

    Answer by miasmommy21407 at 7:03 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • i would rather get the depo provera shot ! bcuz i wont remember to take the pill everyday !

    Answer by mrzshanteb23 at 7:04 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • If those were the choices, then the pill. I did the Depo thing & I bleed almost the entire time. I also lost so much hair on one side of my head that I was almost bald. Not really the look I was going for. After a year of that I went back to pills.

    Answer by lisa89j at 7:04 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • If I had to chose one of those methods, I would use Depo, but I use the Nuvaring now and love it!

    Answer by michelle121003 at 7:04 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • the pill

    Answer by proudmommy690 at 7:06 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • None. I'd rather wing it lol My niece was using that ring & it kept falling out. She got pregnant. I dont like the pills & I dont like the shots so...condoms.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:06 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • The shot even though it made me very bitchy, I never could remember to take the pill. My husband had a vasectomy, so I don't have to think about birth control anymore.

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 7:08 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • Depo - I've used it before and loved it!

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:32 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • OMG the pill! The shot screwed me up almost as bad as the Mirena. My body can't handle progestin only, apparently. I gain weight like crazy, turn into psycho-bitch, hair falls out, I have terrible cramps and migraines, etc. The Mirena was WAY worse in some ways, but I had similar problems with the shot.

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 9:02 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • Can I choose Mirena. I love it!

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 11:39 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

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